Terms in this set (34)
Article 2 is about the ______________ branch.
Formal Qualifications for the President.
Age 35 , natural born citizen, and 14 years resident within the United States.
Election of President and Vice President.
Each Presidential term is 4 years.
Limits the President to 2 terms.
However, in the case for a VP to assume the executive position; the max number of years one can hold the office is 10 years.
Order of Presidential Succession
1. The Vice President of the United States.
2. The Speaker of the House.
3. President Pro Tempore of the Senate.
The President's roles of the United States President.
Head of State and Head of Government.
Chief of State
Term for the President as the ceremonial head of the United States, the symbol of all the people of the nation.
Term for the president as vested with the executive power of the United States.
Term for the president as head of the administration of the Federal Government.
Term for the President as the main architect of foreign policy and spoke person to other countries.
Commander in Chief
Term for the President as commander of the nation's armed forces.
Term for the President as architect of public policy and the one who sets the agenda for Congress.
Term for the President as the leader of his or her political Party.
Term for the President as the representative of the people, working for the public interest.
President Executive Powers
1. Executive Powers
2. Ordinance Powers
3. Appointment Powers
The power to execute, enforce, and administer law.
Power of the President to issue executive orders; originates from the Constitution and acts of Congress.
Power to appoint significant positions. *Senate needs to approve.
Diplomatic and Military Powers
1. Make Treaties
2. Power of Recognition
3. Commander in Chief
Make treaties with foreign countries *Senate needs to approve.
Power of Recognition
Power to recognize - ceremonial and a political statement.
Commander in chief as a power
Term for the president as commander of the nation's armed forces. *Only Congress can declare war.
1. Recommend Legislation
3. Pocket Veto
Example - State of the Union Address
Chief executive's power to reject a bill passed by a legislature. Literally (Latin) "I forbid."
Type of veto a chief executive may use after a legislature has adjourned; when the chief executive does not sign or reject a bill within the time allowed to do so.
An official post postponement of the execution of a sentence.
Release from the punishment or legal consequence of a crime, by the President (in a federal case).
Mercy or leniency granted to an offender by a chief executive.
The power to reduce (commute) the length of a sentence or fine for a crime.
A blanket pardon offered to a group of law violators.