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GOV CK IN QUIZ3 2016

Mr. Stickler's Liberty Christian Check In Quiz #3 Flashcards 2016

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What does the 22nd Amendment relate to? This amendment relates to term limits for the president. A President can only serve two terms in office. If a Vice President takes over the presidency & serves 2 yrs or less, they can serve 2 additional terms. (Pg. 214)
What are the three (3) requirements for becoming the President of the United States? 1.) Must be a natural born citizen of the U.S.; 2.) Must be at least 35 years old; 3.) Must be a resident of the U.S. for at least 14 years before taking office. (Pg. 215)
What does the 25th Amendment relate to? This Amendment relates to the order of succession to the presidency. (Pg. 217)
Where, in the Constitution, do we find the establishment of the electoral college? We find this in Article II (2), Section I of the Constitution. (Pg. 220)
What does the 12th Amendment relate to? This Amendment relates to the electoral college. It requires that the electors cast separate ballots for president and vice president. Also, the House of Representatives chooses the president if there is a tie in the electoral college vote. (Pg. 221)
Where, in the Constitution, do we find a list of the powers granted to the U.S. President? These can be found in Article II (2) of the Constitution. (Pg. 246)
According to the Constitution, who can check the president's power? Congress can check the president's power by using their power of "congressional override" of a presidential veto. The Senate can check the president's power with their ability to confirm or deny presidential confirmations. (Pg 249)
What does the term "executive orders" mean/relate to? This term relates to rules that the president can make that have the "force of law". The president passes these to spell out the details of policies and programs that Congress enacts. (Pg. 253)
What does the term "impoundment" mean/relate to? This term means that the president puts aside, or refuses to spend, the money Congress appropriated for a certain purpose. (Pg. 253)
List two (2) duties that the U.S. President performs as the "head of state" of our nation. 1.) Serving as host to visiting kings, queens, and other heads of governments; 2.) Giving awards and medals such as the Congressional Medal of Honor. (Pg. 252)
What is the difference between a "pardon" and a "reprieve"? A "pardon" is a release from legal punishment while a "reprieve" is a postponement of punishment. (Pg. 254)
What are the seven (7) roles that the U.S. President plays? 1.) Head of State; 2.) Chief Executive; 3.) Chief Legislator; 4.) Economic Planner; 5.) Party Leader; 6.) Chief Diplomat; 7.) Commander in Chief. (Pgs. 252 - 259)
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