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To ensure that all laws are "faithfully executed"
the most important duty of the president
The commander in chief of the armed forces
duty of the president
appoint heads of executive departments federal courts, judges and other top officials with senate consent
duty of the president
makes treaties
duty of the president
in times of emergency call an executive order
duty of the president
meets and hosts other countries ambassadors
duty of the president
appoints ambassadors
duty of the president
According to the constitution, the president and the vice president must be at least ____ years old
35
A serious candidate for the presidency must have access to large amounts of ____
money
the major parties usually choose presidential candidates who hold ______ positions on most issues
moderate
________ , democratic candidate for the vice president in 1984. was the first woman nominated by a major party for high office
Geraldine Ferraro
The __ amendment established the order of succession to the presidency and spelled out what happens when the vice presidency becomes vacant
25
1st in line for the presidency
vice president
2nd in line for the presidency
speaker of the house
3rd in line for the presidency
president pro tempor of the senate
4th in line for the presidency
secretary of state
the vice president will take over for the president if the vice president and the majority of the _____ or another body authorized by law informs congress that the president is disabled.
cabinet
Unless Congress decides in the vice president's favor by a ____ vote in each house, the president may resume office
2/3
the vice president presides over the _____ and votes in that body in case of a tie
senate
the only other duty the vice president has other then presiding over the senate is ________
to be ready to take over for the president
president's salary
compensation
twenty - fifth amendment
presidential succession
The maximum time a presideent can be elected to serve is____
10 years
What is the method of choosing the president and vice-president?
electoral college system
How many electors are there in the electoral college?
538
What is the break down of numbers for the electoral college?
100- senate, 435- house, 3 - D.C.
How many electoral votes mush you have to become president of vice-president?
270+
if a majority of votes are not received, how is the Pres./Vice-Pres. chosen?
the house of representatives
Des an elector have to vote for the candidate who wins the popular vote?
depends on the state
The electoral college is a winner-take-all system - True or False
true
How many votes does each state get when the house must decide a presidential election?
1
a president after election but before introduction into office
president-elect
What caused the origination of the electoral college?
if was fair
How many states have the fewest number of electors?
7
What is the average number of electors that each state has?
10.7
What is the fewest number of states a person needs to win the election?
11