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Politics of the United States
Government - Chapter 13 & 14 Test
Terms in this set (38)
The current salary of the President is
The President has an expense account of
President as ceremonial head of the U.S. is
Chief of State
As the most powerful office in the world, the President is known as the
As representative of all the people; working for the people the President is the
As the leader of all the people in the military the President is the
Commander in Chief
The ______________ prevented a tie in the Presidency with separate votes for the President and Vice President.
____________ was the first man to become President even though there was a tie in the electoral vote.
The first VP to become Presidnet after the death of a President was
As the architect of foreign policy, the President is the
People chosen from each state to vote in the Electoral College are called
The __________ limited the President to two terms in office.
As he shapes public policy and sets the Congressional agenda, the President is the
The President to be elected to more terms than any other president was
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The only President to resign from office was
Richard M. Nixon
As the leader of his political party and supporter of their policies, the President is the
Chief of Party
As the "C.E.O." of over 2.7 million employees, the President is the
The person who is in office and is running for re-election is the
The current Vice President is
The official residence of the President is the
The youngest man to be elected President was
John F. Kennedy
Three formal (Constitutional) requirements for becoming the President are:
must be born in the US, be a citizen and be here at least 14 years
Four informal (but important) requirements for becoming the President are:
over 35, must be & know the stuff college, has to be married
The number of electoral votes required to become the President is
A ___________ is a statewide election in which voters help determine wh othe Presidental candidates will be.
A ___________ is a smaller meeting in states such as Iowa in which voters help determine the Presidental candidates.
As soon as one is elected President, he must choose his ___________, an important group of top advisors.
After the V.P., the next person in line th succeed the President is the
Speaker of the House
The President has the power to recognize new countries or leaders; a ________ is an "unwelcome person".
persona non grata
The __________ determined Presidential disability and the order of succession to the Presidency.
The electoral system broke down in 1800 due to the rise of
The maximum number of years that one can be President is
If a President has been ill and the Vice President assumes his duties, he resumes his duties when
he gets better
The formal duties of the V.P. are
preside over the Senate and take over if the President is ill, etc.
If a President were limited to a _______ term he would nto have to worry about re-election or a second campaign.
A ________ is a formal agreement between two or more sovereign powers and must be approved by the Senate.
A ___________ is an agreement between the President and another head of state.
List the four actions a President can take when he receives a bill from Congress.
Veto, leave it and it will become a law, pass it or ignore it wich will automatically become a law.
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