US Gov't The Executive Branch

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Presidential Requirements
- 35 yrs old
- Citizen for 14 yrs
- Natural born citizen
Presidential Roles
- Chief Executive
- Chief of State
- Commander in Chief
- Chief Diplomat
- Chief Legislator
- Economic Leader
- Party Leader
Electoral College
438 voting members; most votes from here goes to the president
Roles of the VP
- Lead the senate
- Succede the president
Presidential Succession
- VP
- Speaker of the House
- President Prop Tempore
- Secretary of State
Executive Order
Bill that can be written into law by the president without Congress approval
Executive Agreement
An international agreement not that doesn't warrant a formal treaty; made by the executive branch w/out Congressional approval
Executive Power
To enforce laws and ensure they are carried out as specified
Gubernatorial Powers
Veto State bills, line-item veto, review and advance policies, appoint state court judges
Reprieve
Cancel or postpone the punishment of someone
Pardon
Allow a convicted person to be freed and absolved of said convitiction
Amnesty
Pardons granted to groups of individuals
Treaty
A formally concluded and ratified agreement between two countries.
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