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9th grade civics

9th civics chapter 14 THE PRESIDENCYchapter 14 civics vocab

TermDefinition
executive article DIRECTIVE, ROLE, OR REGULATION ISSUED BY A CHIEFEXECUTIVE SUBORDINATE.
mass media THOSE MEANS OF COMMUNICATION THAT REACH LARGE AUDIENCES.
imperial presidency TERM USED TO DESCRIBE A PRESIDENT AS AN EMPEROR.
oath of office oath taken by the president on the day he takes office
executive order a directive, rule, or regulation that has the effect of law
ordinance power POWER OF THE PRESIDENT TO ISSUE EXECUTIVE ORDERS.
treaty formal agreement between two or more sovereign states
executive agreement is a pact made by the president directly with the head of foreign state
recognition the exclusive power of a president to recognize foreign states
persona non grata an unwelcome person
line item veto A PRESIDENT'S CANCELATION OF SPECIFIC DOLLAR FROM A CONGRESSIONAL SPENDING BILL.
reprieve AN OFFICIAL POSTPONEMENT OF THE EXECUTION PF A SENTENCE
pardon RELEASE FROM THE PUNISHMENT OR LEGAL CONSEQUENCES OF A CRIME.
clemency MERCY OR LENIENCY GRANTED TO AN OFFENDER BY A CHIEF EXECUTIVE.
commutation THE POWER TO REDUCE THE LENGTH OF A SENTENCE OR FINE FOR A CRIME
amnesty a blanket pardon offered to a group of violators
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