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civics chapter 5
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The President is elected when he receives a majority of the popular vote.
The President is elected to a six-year term of office.
In order to become president of the United States an individual must be a native born citizen
The President does not have the power to "check" the judicial branch.
The President lays out policies he would like to see passed into law in his State of the Union address
The President is expected to be "the representative of all the people"
The President is the enforcer of all federal laws.
The Presidency is often described as "the most powerful office in the world".
The President is architect of American foreign policy and the nation's chief spokesperson
What branch of government can vote to impeach the President if he is failing to fulfill this role as the President
Who is first in line for the presidency if anything should happen to the President?
what is the purpose of the presidents cabinent?
To advise the President on issues concerning the Executive Departments
The power of the U.S. president to deploy armed forces to a foreign country is similar to the power of the
governer to activate the national guard
Which role was President Obama exercising when he proposed his health care reform law to Congress?
Which role permitted President Trump to send troops to the US-Mexico border?
commander in chief
a president can be impeached if he
commits a high crime or misdemeanor.
Which position leads the executive branch of the U.S. government?
When the President takes the "Oath of Office" he promises to
defend the constitution
Every Thanksgiving the President pardons a turkey. This means he
saves the life of the turkey
The agencies, people and procedures through with the Federal Government operates is called a(n)
What is NOT a qualification for President?
must have a law degree
The ____________ appoints Cabinet members ________________________.
president; with senate approval
What article in the Constitution gives guidance about the executive branch?
The expressed power of the President that has the longest lasting impact is
the appointment of supreme court judges
According to the Constitution, what must the President do on his first day in office?
take the oath of office
What amendment determines who takes over for the President if the President can no longer perform his duties?
Which amendment limits the term of the President?
Which of the following is NOT a reason for the growth of executive power?
all of the above are reasons for the growth of executive power
How old one must be to become President?
Who elects the President?
the electoral college
The President exercises legislative power over Congress by
The President's power to execute the law covers
all federal laws, whether or not the president agrees with them
one of the major problems with the electoral college is that
the winner of the popular vote is not guaranteed the presidency.
The power of the Presidency has been cause for debate MAINLY because:
the constitution provided a loose explanation of power
In order for a presidential candidate to win the Presidency s/he must win at least _____ Electoral College votes.
Which of the following are NOT Presidential Powers?
According to the Presidential Succession Act of 1947, which of the officers follows the Vice-President in the line of Presidential succession?
speaker of the house
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