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AP Government vocabulary, Unit 6 (presidency and bureaucracy)
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an agreement between the United States and a foreign government that is less formal than a treaty and is not subject to the constitutional requirement for ratification by two-thirds of the U.S. Senate.
a quickly issued law.
"im the pres, therefore I can do this"
can wage war, can be in congress, can make treaties, pardon people, and appoint people
Commander in chief
president of the united states, head of armed forces
as this position, the President's job to give information to Congress via the State of the Union, to recommend measures for Congress to consider, and to sign or veto bills
As __________, the President's job is to conduct foreign policy by directing the actions of American ambassadors and signing treaties and trade agreements with leaders of foreign nations
National security council
where the president discusses national security with his cabinet members
Council of economic advisors
a group of three respected economists who advise the President of the United States on economic polic
War powers Act
act stating that the president has the power to wage war, congress must declare war. President may wage war for 60 days, if congress has still not declared war, he must bring them back. 1973! This is trying to limit the power of the president
Chief of Staff
highest ranked president's worker
executive office of the president (EOP)
branch of the United States government that is responsible for carrying out the laws
Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
a group that oversees the activities of federal agencies in the United States
a formal document charging a public official with misconduct in office
A government organization that monitors companies operating in a regulated industry
The removal of government controls from an industry or sector , to allow for a free and efficient marketplace
A system of government in which most of the important decisions are made by state officials rather than by elected representatives
an unelected political leader
provides the authority for a program or agency to exist and determines its policy
a legislative act proposing to authorize the expenditure of public funds for a specified purpose
permanent professional branches of a government's administration, excluding military and judicial branches and elected politicians
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