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Am Govt Article 2 Key Terms

Mr. Lowskowski American Government
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Executive Branch
2.1-4
the branch of the United States government that is responsible for carrying out the laws
president
2.1
the chief executive of a republic
Chief Executive
2.1
term for the president as vested with the executive power of the united states
Oath of Office
2.1
oath taken by the President on the day he takes office, pledging to "faithfully execute" the office and "preserve, protect, and defend" the Constitution
Electoral College
2.1
the body of electors who formally elect the United States president and vice-president
Indirect Democracy
2.1
a system of government that gives citizens the opportunity to vote for representatives who will work on their behalf
Commander in Chief
2.2
term for the president as commander of the nation's armed forces
State of the Union
2.3
, an annual speech in which the president addresses congress to report on the condition of the country and recommend policies
High Crime and Misdemeanors
2.4
what a president can be impeached about, and determines what is bad enough to be removed