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Chapter 13 AP Govt.

The Presidency

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Passed in 1951. It limits presidents to two terms of office.
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law.
The events and scandal surrounding a break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters and the cover-up of White House involvement.
Permits the Vice President to become the acting president if the Vice President and the President's cabinet determines the President as disabled.
A group of presidential advisors. Composed of 13 secretaries and the attorney general.
Coordinates the President's foreign and military policy advisors. Members: President, Vice President, Secretary of State and Defense.
The 3-member body appointed by the President to advise him on economic policy.
The body that grew out of the Bureau of the Budget. Performs manegerial and budgetary functions.
The Constitutional power of the president to send a bill back to Congress with reasons for rejecting it.
A veto taking places when Congress adjourns within 10 days of submitting a bill to the president.
Occurs when voters cast their ballots for congressional candidates of the president's party because they support the president.
A law passed in reaction to America fighting in Vietnam and Cambodia. Required presidents to consult with Congress prior to using military force and to withdraw after 60 days unless Congress declares or extends time.
The ability of Congress to override a presidential decision.
A sudden, unpredictable, and potentially dangerous event requiring the president to play the role of crisis manager.
Created by: janmac1120