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Exective Branch Test

Be able to define each the president's roles and give examples within those roles. Chief of state- ceremonial head Chief executive- executing laws Chief administrator- directs administration Chief diplomat- architect of foreign policy Commander in chief- chief of armed forces Chief legislator- main architect of laws Chief party- leader of his political party Chief citizen- representative of all the american people
Know the foraml qualifications of president in the constitution. Must be 35, Resident for 14 years, and Natural born citizen
What are some informal qualifications? College Education, Clean Record, Married President, Past Experience, Christian Religion, and Male
What are the benefits of the president? Life long medical, mansion, $400,000 per year
Explain the role of the vice president, historically and presently. The vice president does nothing but takes over in case something happens to the president.
Why were the 12th, 22nd, and 23rd amendments so important? 12- the president could choose his own vice president 22- limited the presidents terms to 2 years 23- electoral votes
What are the three flaws of the electoral college? 1. the winner of the popular vote is not guaranteed presidency 2. electors are not required to vote in accord with the popluar vote 3. any election might have to be decided in the house of representatives
Describe the number of electoral votes a state gets. Each state is allocated a number of electors equal to the number of its U.S. Senators plus the number of its U.S. Representatives.
Describe the election process of the presidency a primary, caucus and national convention.
What are the five reasons why the presidency has grown?
What are the president's powers and duties listed under Article II, section 2
What is the purpose of the state of the union address?
Be able to describe and give examples of the president's ordinance power, appointment power and removal power.
Be able to describe and give examples of the president's power to make treaties, power to make executive agreements, power to recognize and commander in chief.
What issues does America face today as it forms its foreign policy?
Be able to describe the differences between Republicans/Democrats.
Know the three reasons why we have a two-party system.
Know who is currently running in the Republican primary. Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rich Santorum, and Ron Paul
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