The Presidency 2015
Terms in this set (25)
The branch of government responsible for executing or carrying out the law.
Term of Office
For the presidency 4 years not to exceed 2 terms
A person must be at least 35 years old, a natural born citizen, and must have lived in the U.S. for at least 14 years.
The role of the president as head of the executive branch of the government.
Commander in Chief
The President's role in leading the U.S. military forces
The role of the president in recognizing foreign governments, making treaties, and effecting executive agreements.
President can suggest laws and persuade Congress to support legislation he favors.
A government's plan for dealing with other nations.
A government's plan to deal with internal issues in the nation, such as poverty, disease, or hunger.
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C.
A rule the President issues that has the force of law.
Agreements with other countries that do not need Senate approval
A group of presidential advisers made up of the heads of the executive departments, the Vice President, and other officials.
Formal agreements between nations
A group of people who elect the President and the Vice President.
A pardon granted to members of a group who have broken the law.
Formal accusation against a president or other public official, the first step in removal from office.
A presidential rejection of a bill.
Nominating election held to choose party candidates who will run in the general election
Election in which the winner becomes an elected government official.
The power of the president to nominate persons to fill positions in the federal government
A survey taken at polling places to see how people voted.
The people who are eligible to vote in an election.
A declaration of forgiveness and freedom from punishment.
State of the Union Address
Annual speech given by the President to Congress about issues in the country