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5 Matching questions

  1. unitary executive theory
  2. executive orders
  3. first-mover advantage
  4. statutory authority (presidential)
  5. State of the Union
  1. a An annual speech in which the president address Congress to report on the condition of the country and recommend policies
  2. b powers derived from laws enacted by Congress that add to the powers given to the president in the Constitution.
  3. c proclamations made by the president that change government policy without congressional approval
  4. d the president's power to initiate treaty negotiations. Congress cannot initiate treaties and can only consider them once they have been negotiated
  5. e the idea that the vesting clause of the Constitution gives the president the authority to issue orders and policy directives that cannot be undone by Congress

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. powers derived from the provisions of the Constitution that outline the president's role in government
  2. Political appointees in the Executive Office of the President, along with the VP and appointees in executive departments and agencies, help the president manage the federal government and provide political assistance to the president and to candidates from his political party. The primary mission of presidential appointees is to help the president achieve his or her policy goals. As such, loyalty to the president is generally valued over policy expertise. VP Dick Cheney was the most powerful VP in American history owing to his experience, expertise, and general agreement with Pres Bush
  3. The idea that presidents have more interest in and power over foreign policy issues compared to domestic policy issues. This asymmetry is created by the president's greater influence over the making of foreign policy and the generally lower salience of foreign policy issues
  4. the percentage of Americans who feel that the president is doing a good job in office.
  5. when a person is chosen by the president to fill a position, such as an ambassadorship or the head of a department, while the Senate is snot in session, thereby bypassing Senate approval. Unless approved by a subsequent Senate vote, recess appointees serve only to the end of the congressional term

5 True/False questions

  1. vesting clauseone role of the president, through which he or she represents the country symbolically and politically

          

  2. What is the president's job description?The idea that presidents have more interest in and power over foreign policy issues compared to domestic policy issues. This asymmetry is created by the president's greater influence over the making of foreign policy and the generally lower salience of foreign policy issues

          

  3. head of governmentone role of the president, through which he or she represents the country symbolically and politically

          

  4. head of stateone role of the president, through which he or she has authority over the executive branch.

          

  5. cabinetthe group of fifteen executive department heads who implement the president's agenda in their respective positions