Ryan C's Study Sheet
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There are ____ electors in the Electoral College.
The President officially takes office on ______
List all the powers that the President has
Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces Make treaties--with 2/3rds consent from Senate Receive ambassadors and other public ministers from foreign countries Appoint ambassadors, Supreme Court Justices, federal judges, and other officials as provided for by Congress, with approval of the Senate Give an annual "State of the Union" address to Congress Recommend legislation to Congress Convene Congress on extraordinary occasions Adjourn Congress in cases off disagreement about adjournment "Take care that the laws be faithfully executed" Fill in administrative vacancies during Congressional recesses Grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the U.S.
What powers does Congress have over the President?
President can recommend legislation, but he needs a member of Congress to write it and propose it to the House override vetoes by Congress with 2/3 vote in both houses Impeachment Approve all presidential appointments Declare war.
The Bill of Rights is the first ___ amendments to the Constitution.
Along with freedom of speech and the press, the first amendment includes freedoms of, _____, _____, _____.
religion, assemble, and right to petition the government
The limits to free speech are ____, ____, _____, _____, _____
Obscenity, Defamation, Fighting Words, Hate Speech.