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natural born citizen
In order to be president one must be 35, have lived in the US for 14 years, and this.
The role of the president in recognizing foreign governments, making treaties, and effecting executive agreements.
President can suggest laws and persuade congress to support legislation he favors; has the power to veto bills
a rule issued by the president that has the force of law (e.g., putting Japanese in internment camps)
an agreement between the president and the leader of another country (doesn't require approval of Sen.)
War Powers Act
a law enacted in 1973 that limits a president's right to send troops into battle without consulting Congress
state of the union
Constitutionally required address by the President typically given in a joint session of Congress.
Cabinet department that represents the US in court, investigates federal crime, ensures federal laws are followed
Cabinet department that protects US borders and fights terrorism; most recently created
President pro tempore
Unofficial head of the Senate; next in line of succession after the Speaker of the House
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