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vote to bring charges of serious crimes against a president
a rule or command by the President that has the force of law
the President's ability to give freedom from punishment to persons convicted of federal crimes
A group of officials who head government departments and advise the President
The President's right to cancel laws Congress has passed
Powers of the President
1. commander in chief 2,. sign a bill (to make it a law) 3. pocket veto-(bill that is brought up within the last 10 days of congressional session, and pres. ignores it) 5. power of foreign policy (diplomatic recognition-power to send and receive ambassadors 6. power of appointment 7. pardon 8. required to give a state of union message
Qualifications for President
35 years old, born in the U.S., and has to have lived in the U.S. for 14 years
Amendment 22 Section 1
No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice
Article II of the constitution establishes
A nation's overall plan for dealing with other nations
a pardon to a group of people
a respite; postponement of a sentence
the ability to keep the country safe from attack or harm
Formal agreements with other countries
A formal agreement between the U.S. president and the leaders of other nations that does not require Senate approval.
an official representative of the United States appointed by the President to represent the nation in matters of diplomacy
efforts to punish another nation by imposing trade barriers
An agreement among a group of nations prohibiting them from trading with a target nation.
Group of Presidential Advisors that includes the heads of the 15 top level executive departments.
people selected by an elected leader, such as the president, to hold a government position
agencies that are independent or not part of the cabinet
Similar to private businesses, except the government rather than individuals owns and operates them.
civil service system
the practice of hiring goverment workers on basis of open competitve examinations and merit
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