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Terms in this set (22)
State of the Union
each president delivers this speech to congress. Laying out the vision for a domestic and foreign agenda for congress.
set the long-held precedent of two terms. (Lasted 150 years until FDR)
The 22nd Amendment
limited the president of two terms, not more than 10 years as president.
35 years old, natural born U.S. citizen, resident of the United States for at least 14 years before election.
in case the removal of the president from office or of his death or resignation, the vice president shall become president
the vice president will become active president if something happens to the president
work on streamlining the bureaucracy, and working on environmental concerns
had greater responsibilities than most
elect the president undirectly
Article 2, section 1
established the electoral college
members of a party chose in each state to formally elect the president and vice president-- would meet in their state to cast their electoral vote.
the official vote for president and vice president by electors in each state for president
was added to the constitution in 1804
mn has 10
winner is the first to 270 electoral votes
the electors would be chose in each state in the same way as members of congress.
each candidate would receive the same share of the state's electoral vote as he received in the state's popular vote
direct popular election
do away with the electoral college altogether... and let the people decide
national bonus plan
keep electoral college as it is, but add bonus electors for the candidate that wins the popular national vote.
the 15 secretaries of the executive departments along with the vice president and several other important others
first african american HUD
first female secretary of labor...since 1975 the appointment of women has become more commonplace.