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" States provides that the Congress shall have power — To coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin, and fix the standard' of weights and measures: To provide for the punishment of counterfeiting the securities and current coin of the... "
Albany Law Journal - Page 146
1881
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The Federal Reserve Accountability Act of 1993: Hearing Before the ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs - Banking law - 1994 - 240 pages
...time the Constitution was written. In pertinent part, Clause 5 of Section 8 of Article I provides — The Congress shall have Power . . . ******* To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin .... while Clause 1 of Section 10 of the very same Article provides — No State...
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The Constitution in Congress: The Federalist Period, 1789-1801

David P. Currie - Law - 1997 - 327 pages
...early years see White at 139-43. 1591 Stat 246, 1 (April 2, 1792). Sec US Const, Art I, 8, cl 5: "The Congress shall have power ... to coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin . . . ." Section 2 of the statute, 1 Stat at 246, authorized the Director to employ...
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Compendium of Studies on International Economic Issues

USGPO Staff - Financial crises - 1998 - 88 pages
...money, the dollar and the regulation of its value. Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution states: "The Congress shall have power... to coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin...". While there are alternative interpretations of the meaning of this authority,...
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The Power of Gold: The History of an Obsession

Peter L. Bernstein - Business & Economics - 2000 - 432 pages
...history. Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution of the United States, for example, declares that "The Congress shall have power to coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin." These concepts dominated the control of money supplies — note the US reference...
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A Detailed Analysis of the Constitution

Edward Francis Cooke - Political Science - 2002 - 167 pages
...start anew without having a heavy burden hanging over his head. Clause 5. Power Over Monetary Systems The Congress shall have power . . . TO COIN MONEY, REGULATE THE VALUE THEREOF, AND OF FOREIGN COIN, AND FIX THE STANDARD OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES; This clause gives Congress the authority...
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The Firm League of Friendship

Brian W. Firth - Political Science - 2003 - 348 pages
...8 [2] [The Congress shall have power] To borrow money on the credit of the United States: I, 8 [5] [The Congress shall have power] To coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin, . . I, 10 [1] No State shall . . . coin money; emit bills of credit; make any...
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Conspiracy Theories in American History: An Encyclopedia, Volume 1

Peter Knight - History - 2003 - 925 pages
...conspiracy-minded was a suspicious change of the Constitution's Article I, Section 8, which states, "The Congress shall have Power ... To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin. . . ." According to the "gold bugs," or early "hard money" advocates, this section...
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Time and Money: The Economy and the Planets

Robert Gover - Business & Economics - 2005 - 377 pages
...and spread it more democratically throughout the whole society. Section 8 of the Constitution states: "The Congress shall have power ...to coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures." Astrologically, all systems were...
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Phoenix Rising: The Rise and Fall of the American Republic

Donald G. Lett - History - 2008 - 600 pages
...Founding Fathers' wisdom and foresight. Written within the Constitution, Article I, Section 8, is: "The Congress shall have power... to coin money, regulate the value thereof... "66 And in 1935, the Supreme Court clarified their interpretation of that law stating that, "Congress...
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