The Executive Branch USG Unit 3


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The most important duty of the president may be to ensure that all
laws are "faithfully executed"
The maximum time a president can serve is
10 years
If the offices of both the president and the vice president became vacant at the same time, the next in line for presidency is
The Speaker of the House
Since the states began putting presidential candidates on the ballot, electors have been chosen by
popular vote
In modern-day elections, the president and vice president are elected by
the electoral college
The oath of office at the presidential inaugural ceremony is administered by the
chief justice
The secretaries of state, treasury, defense, and the attorney general are known as the
"inner cabinet"
Which is NOT a constituency that requires the loyalty of Cabinet members?
political parties
The role of the cabinet in policymaking is dependent on
the president
This system is often called the winner-takes-all system.
the electoral college
This group is chosen by the president for their experience in selected areas.
This is the largest agency of the Executive Office of the President.
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
The commander of the national armed forces is
the president
This address is given by the president to Congress.
State of the Union message
This deals with presidential succession.
the 25th amendment
This person presides over the Senate.
the vice president
This group advises the president on military and foreign policy.
National Security Counsil