The Constitution for the United States of America

Article 1
Section 10 - Paragraph 3

No state shall, without the consent of Congress, lay any duty of tonnage, keep troops, or ships of war in time of peace, enter into any agreement or compact with another state, or with a foreign power, or engage in a war, unless actually invaded, or in such imminent danger as will not admit of delay.

These functions basically deal with International Commerce, and that power and authority has been granted to the Federal Government.

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