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Ch 7 Exec Branch
Spalding Academy 7th/8th 2012
|Which amendment outlined the list of presidential succession?
|An official representative of a country’s government
|A pardon to a group of people
|A group of advisers to the president that includes the heads of 14 top-level executive departments.
|Describe the following role: Chief Diplomat
|directs foreign policy
|Describe the following role: Chief Executive
|carries out nation’s laws
|Describe the following role: Chief of State
|living symbol of the nation
|Describe the following role: Commander in Chief
|in charge of military
|Describe the following role: Economic Leader
|plan gov’t budget
|Describe the following role: Legislative Leader
|Describe the following role: Party Leader
|leader of his/her party
|Do you think the Presidency is more important than the Congress? Why or why not? Be sure to include examples.
|Answers may vary. 10 sentences
|Person appointed to vote in presidential elections for the major candidates
|A group of people named by each state legislature to select the president and vice president
|A nation’s overall plan for dealing with other countries
|How long is a president’s term in office?
|How many times may a president be reelected?
|List 3 FORMAL qualifications to become president.
|35, natural born citizen, 14 yrs in US
|List 3 INFORMAL qualifications to become president.
|Protestant, well educated, male
|A declaration of forgiveness and freedom from punishment
|An order to delay a person’s punishment until a higher court can hear the case
|An effort to punish another nation by imposing trade barriers
|What are 3 benefits that the President receives upon election?
|$400,000, Air Force One, White House
|What are 3 goals of foreign policy?
|National security, international trade, world peace
|What is the Electoral College? How do they elect the president?
|Each state chooses electors. Electors gather in Dec and vote for president. Number of votes/per depend on # of Congress people.
|What is the major responsibility of the National Security Council?
|Helps prez coordinate troops and foreign policy
|What is the major responsibility of the Office of Management and Budget?
|Prepares the federal budget
|What is the maximum number of years that a person may be president?
|Which of the following is NOT a job of the Vice President? A. President of the Senate, B. “understudy” of the President, C. Become President if Pres dies, D. Commander in Chief of the military
|Which of the following is NOT a presidential constitutional power? A. Commander of armed forces, B. veto, C. declares war, D. appoint judges
|C. Declare war