Busy. Please wait.

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


executive branch

compensation salary of the president
President Succession The order in which officials fill the office of the president in case of vacancy
Elector member of a party chosen in each state to formally elect the president and vice president
Electoral vote The official vote for president and vice president by electors in each state
Cabinet secretaries of the executive departments and other top officials that help the president make decisions and policy
Leak the release of secret information by anonymous government officials to the media
Central clearance office of management and budgets review of all legislative proposals that executive agencies prepare.
national security advisor director of the national security council staff
Press secretary one of the president's top assistants who is in charge of the media
Mandate strong popular support
forum medium for discussion
Executive order rules that have the force of the law
reprieve grants postponement of a legal punishment
pardon release from a legal punishment
amnesty a group to pardon people for an offense against the government
patronage appointment to political office
treaty formal agreements between governments of 2 or more countries
executive agreement pacts between the president and the head of foreign government
De facto existing in fact, rather than legally
covert secret
Created by: dominicaessi