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5 Matching questions

  1. Commander In Chief
  2. Czars
  3. Line Item Veto
  4. War Powers Act
  5. Amnesty
  1. a 1. Maintains civilian control of armed forces
  2. b not appointed by Pres, but have jobs to advise him
  3. c passed over Nixon's veto in 1973, Pres w/in 48 hours must tell Congress what he is doing and why, Congress can stop him by signing a Resolution, if told to get out, Pres has 30 days to do so
  4. d Pres can grant pardon to a group of people
  5. e ability to reject only parts of a bill and allow the rest, most state governors have this, but the Pres does not

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. ability of politician in office to get or not get votes for another politician
  2. 1. Enforces court decisions
    2. Exercises right of pardon
    3. Appoints federal judges
  3. usually selected for balancing the ticket, only duty is to preside over Senate and in case of a tie, VP acts as a tiebreaker, 1949 law passed by Congress made VP permanent member of National Security Council
  4. 15 Cabinets today, must be nominated by Pres and appointed by the Senate to become head of a department, all heads are named Secretary except for the Justice Department which is called Attorney General
  5. violent overthrow of government, Pres has to decide whether to grant diplomatic recognition to overthrown country

5 True/False questions

  1. Salary of Pres$202,000 per year

          

  2. State of the Unionevery year in January, Pres gives this speech to the House and Senate, telling where is the US is at, where it ought to be and how to get there

          

  3. 3 Duties of Head of Cabinetevery year in January, Pres gives this speech to the House and Senate, telling where is the US is at, where it ought to be and how to get there

          

  4. Chief Diplomat1. Establishes foreign policy
    2. Writes treaties
    3. Grants recognition to new governments

          

  5. Electoral CollegePres will check w/ Senators of their party or of his home state