War-Making: The Use of a Congressional Power
The purpose of this lesson is for the student to understand the sharing of powers between the Executive and Legislative branches in the war-making power. Students will also gain an insight into the events surrounding the declaration of war in 1941 and the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution in 1964.
8, 9, 10, 11, 12
United States Government, United States History
The Dirksen Congressional Center