because that is a power granted to congressWhy do you say that?any say congress would have is if the stateFalse. The 10th amendment reserves the original powers of the states, prior to the ratification of the constitution. It does not grant to the states any power whatsoever. It does not grant to the states any power that did not exist before. It is impossible for the states to have enjoyed a power to secede from the union before the ratification of the constitution. The Articles of Confederation declared that the union were perpetual. And prior to that, the union did not exist.
wanted to be another state within the union