What is the main duty of the Executive Branch?
to enforce the laws
What date does the President get sworn into office?
Does the President and the Vice President have to be born in the US?
How old does a person have to be to become President?
35 years old
How long does a person have to be a resident in the US inorder to be President?
Do the President and the Vice President have to be on the same political ticket?
YES!!!!!! When you vote for the President you vote for the Vice President
Who is the President of the Senate?
the Vice President
If the President dies what is the order of succession?
1) Vice President 2) Speaker of the House 3) President Pro-tempore of the Senate 4) Secretary of State 5) then the members of the Cabinet
How long can the President serve?
only 2 - 4 year terms which equal 8 years
What are the duties of the President?
1) Make treaties (Foreign Affairs) Congress has to approve 2) Commander-in-Chief of the Military 3) Prepares the military budget 4) Veto's bills 5) can call a special session of both houses 6) appoints Judges for the Grand Jury 7) appoints members to his Cabinet 8) can grant pardons to prisoners
What does the Presidents Cabinet do?
all members advise the President on matters of state
What does the Secretary of State do?
1) take care of all Foreign Affairs 2) issue passports 3) running foreign embassies
What does the Secretary of the Treasury do?
1) prints money- paper and coins 2) enforces monetary laws
What does the Secretary of the Interior do?
1) takes care of National Parks 2) all Indian affairs 3) maintains all dams and water power 4) all national resources
What does the Secretary of Agriculture do?
aids farmers and promotes education in agriculture
What does the Department of Justice do?
1) The Attorney General is in charge 2) enforces the laws of the US against organize crime, and monopolies,
What does the Secretary of Labor do?
1) enforces labor standards 2) mediates strikes 3) promotes work safety
What does the Secretary of Commerce do?
What does the Secretary of Defense do?
1) defense of the US 2) controls the operation of the military
What does the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development do?
helps with solving problems in cities
What does the Secretary of Transportation do?
makes sure the planes, trains and automobiles run smoothly
What does the Secretary of Energy do?
1) conservation of fuel and electricity 2) finding new energy sources
What does the Secretary of Education do?
manages the federal education programs
What does the Secretary of Health and Human Services do?
1) over sees Social Security 2) in charge of the Food & Drug Administration 3) any other health related programs
What does the Secretary of Veterans Affairs do?
take care of all veteran problems
What does the Secretary of Homeland Security do?
1) protects the US against terriorest, 2) secret service 3) border patrol 4) Coast Guard 5) Customs