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Politics of the United States
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the executive branch is created by
must be ____ years old to be president
must be a ________ ___________ citizen to be president
must live in U.S for _ years to be president
A term lasts ___ for pres.
Prseident takes office on ___ at
A person may be elected president__ times
if a person has served more than 2 years of someone else's presidential term, they may only be elected ______
presidents are elected every four years, in November of _______ - numbered years
The president is formally elected by the ____________ as that state has members in _______
Electoral College , Congress
There are _____ total electors in the electoral college.
a candidate must in at least _______ Electoral votes to be pres.
51% (270 votes)
Along with the pres. and vice pres. the executive Branch also includes ____ Executive departments
The ___________ ( The presidents closest advisors, heads of the Exec. Debt and EOP
the executive __________ of the president
The executive branch that includes about __ ___________ people
The executive office of the pres is led by the __________________________
Head of state
the heads of the executive ________ also serve the pres as advisors in the ________.
Other members of the _______ could involve the ______ president , the national security advisor , economic advisors and the chief of staff.
According to the constitution, the pres main jobs is to _________ the laws.
The constitution also gives the pres the power to ___________ laws passed through congress
The president has the power to also call congress into special session.
The president also has the power to serve as ___________________ of the armed forces
commander in chief
pres has the power to receive leaders of _____________ countries
pres has the power to make ______ with foriegn countries
pres has the power to ______ heads of executive agencies, judges, amabassadors
president has the power to _____________ or ______________ reduce penalties
pardon , reduce
The president performs this role by carrying out laws
the pres play this role by representing the nation to the world
the pres plays this role by leading the armed forces
commander in chief
the pres plays this role by proposing and supporting bills
The pres performs this role by guiding the economy and the federal budget
The president plays this role by his/her political party
if the pres dies the ___________________________ becomes pres.
if there is a vacancy of the office of VP a new one will be appointed by the
Order of succession was created by the _______________________________ ____________________ Act of 1947
If both the pres and VP were unable to serve, these people would take over :
speaker of the house, President pro tempore of the senate, Chief executive staff
by reporting to the _________ a pres can temporaily hand over power to the __________ and then get back power later.
The __________ and the ____________ can take away power from the president.
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