Civics Chapter 7 Roles Of The President

Chief executive
Carries out laws passed by congress. Most important role.
Executive order
A rule or command that has the force of law
A declaration of forgiveness and freedom from pardon
A pardon toward a group of people
Chief diplomat
Directs foreign policy
Commander in chief
Chief of the nations armed forces
Legislative leader
Has new laws he wants congress to pass
Head of state
Aids diplomacy and carries out ceremonial functions
Economic leader
Tries to help the nations economy prosper and repairs the national budget
Party leader
Helps other members of their political party
Executive agreement
An agreement between the president and the leader of another country
Group of presidential advisers that includes the heads of the 15 top level departments