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* Inititally to assist its ally, France, in their struggle to maintain their colonial holdings in Vietnam. * Subsequently, to honor treaty obligations with the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam). * Involvement was thought to be necessary to prevent communism from taking control completely in that area (see The Domino Effect).
Obviously, because there was gold there and they wanted some of it. This was augmented by the fad like nature of the Gold Rush. Many people were attracted by the "everyone is doing it" aspect.
While a few people got rich by finding gold, but more people got rich by selling supplies to the ones looking for it.
The thought of getting rich did attract many, but another big reason was the chance for freedom. California wasn't yet a state and laws weren't particularly enforced. There was no established society except for those of the Native Americans, so people could basically create their own.
From the township of the same name in which it is located. The original railroad stop was called "Frankfort Station." Kentucky.
The United States Constitution provided that states and the federal government would share certain powers. These powers are called Concurrent Powers. Examples of such powers are the power to tax and borrow money; the power of eminent domain (to take property for the public good); the power to define crimes and the power to enact laws and establish courts. States may also exercise (share) any power that the Constitution does not specifically reserve for the federal government. Concurrent powers are shared by the state and federal governments . Shared, or "concurrent" powers include:
- Setting up courts
- Creating and collecting taxes
- Building highways
- Borrowing money
- Making and enforcing laws
- Chartering banks and corporations
- Spending money for the betterment of the general welfare
- Taking (condemning) private property with just compensation
- Collect taxes
- Build roads
- Borrow money
- Establish courts
- Make and enforce laws
- Charter banks and corporations
- Spend money for the general welfare
- Take private property for public purposes, with just compensation
- Build or establish post offices