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chapter 6


foreign policy attitude towards other countries
executive order issued by the president, acts like a law
executive agreement agreement between 2 leaders
treaty official agreement between 2 countries
diplomat an official representative of a country’s gov
pardon legal forgiveness
reprieve to delay a punishment
sucession order of replacement
commute to change a punishment
ambassador official representative of a country
bureaucracy all of the workers in the executive branch
independent agency runs part of the country for the president
regulatory agency runs part of the country for the president
joint chiefs military leaders
state of the union speech by the president
electoral college chooses the president
attorney general lawyer for the gov
secretary head of a dept
chief of staff runs the white house for the president
war powers act gives president limited war making power
elector member of the electoral college
gov corp gov run business
merit system get a gov job based on ability
amnesty group pardon
cabinet gov leaders
term length of time in office
spoils system get a gov job based on who you know
preside to rule over or run
passport official travel document
red tape gov delays
Created by: ciroborja