Elastic clause in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Elastic clause

a statement in the US constitution that says Congress is allowed to pass laws that are in the nation’s best interest

Examples of Elastic clause in a sentence

Because of the elastic clause, the government can hire postal workers even though it’s not directly in the constitution.  🔊

The constitution’s elastic clause lets congressmen pass laws that help our country run smoother.  🔊

The elastic clause gives the government the power to make all laws that are necessary for the country to run properly.  🔊

Because of the elastic clause in Article 1 of the Constitution, U.S. Congress is able to create laws that keep the country safe but are not directly listed by our founding fathers.  🔊

The elastic clause allows Congress to build roads since it is in the nation’s best interest to have working highways.  🔊

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