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Executive Branch

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Executive branch
__________ - the branch of government that enforces the laws made by the legislative branch (civics360.org).
President
The head of the executive branch is the __________.
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The President serves a __________ year term.
10
Since the ratification of the 22nd Amendment, Presidents are limited to __________ years in office.
Cabinet
The heads of the various executive departments (State Department, Department of Defence, etc.) make up the President's __________.
President
Members of the President's Cabinet are nominated by the __________, but must be confirmed by the Senate.
President
Ambassadors are nominated by the __________, but must be confirmed by the Senate.
President
Federal judges (including the members of the Supreme Court) are nominated by the __________, but must be confirmed by the Senate.
veto
Presidents can sign bills into law or __________ them. It takes a two-thirds vote of both houses of Congress to override a __________.
treaties
Presidents have the power to negotiate __________, but they must be approved by two-thirds of the Senate before they can be ratified.
Electoral College
Presidents are elected by the __________.
538
There are __________ electoral votes -- 100 from each state's senators, 435 from each state's Houses members and 3 from the District of Colombia.
President
The __________ is the Commander-in-Chief of the US armed forces.
President
The __________ is the head of state, or ceremonial leader of the government of the United States.
pardons
The President has the power to issue __________ (erases criminal convictions and punishments not yet served) to people convicted of Federal crimes.
Ambassador
__________ - a person sent as the chief representative of his or her own government to another country.
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