Comment: In 1789 there were but 3 federal crimes. Piracy, treason, fake $

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In 1789 there were but 3 federal crimes. Piracy, treason, fake $

Constitution lists only three federal crimes: piracy, treason, and counterfeiting. All other criminal matters are expressly left to states under the Ninth and Tenth Amendments.

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