Chapter 8 – The Presidency

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Presidents have too little power to meet couple of expectations
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According to the textbook, presidents have difficulty surviving two terms in office and maintaining their popularity because _____.
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Franklin Roosevelt’s 10 year
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The president’s role as head of government has become much more prominent since _____.
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The Constitutional Amendment
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Presidents are limited to 2 full terms in office by _____.
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Advanced Industrial Democracies
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In _____, the most common form of the executive is the parliamentary system and a prime minister as executive.
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An Act of Congress
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The order of presidential succession beyond the vice president was established by _____.
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Appointees having each major compartment in the executive branch
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The president’s cabinet is composed of the _____.
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Two-Thirds of the Senate
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In the United States, treaties were negotiated by the presidents and require the _____.
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Executive Agreements
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Tax made by the president with another head of state that do not require senate approval are called _____.
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Solicitor General
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With a government is a party in a case before the Supreme Court, who argues the case?
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Inherent Powers
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_____ are the presidential powers not explicitly stated in the Constitution.
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Great Depression
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The response of the president to what event led to American’s belief that government much play more active role in helping solve problems beyond their controls?
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Power to persuade
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The ability of the president to convince congress and political leaders to cooperate with his agenda is called the _____.
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Legislative Liaison
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_____ refers to the executive personnel who seek congressional support for president’s agenda.
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One party controls the presidents while the other property controls at least one house of Congress
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Divided government occurs when _____.
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Overseas operations from all White House staff who controls access to the president
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The chief of staff _____.
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The gap exists between one president’s promise and what the power of the office allows them to do
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Presidents have a hard time maintaining support while in office because _____.
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Head of state
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Meeting and greeting foreign dignitaries is an example of which presidential role?
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Less
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Compared to the modern president, the president, envisioned by the framers, was _____ powerful.
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Insulate the president from the masses
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According to the textbook, the framers adopted the Electoral College as a way to _____.
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The leading citizens who could be trusted to exercise good judgment
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The major assumption that the founders had concerning the Electoral College is that electors would _____.
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The chief executive officer of a company
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When a president exercises his chief administrator’s role, he can be compared to _____.
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Override a Presidential Veto
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According to the textbook, Congress is rarely able to _____.
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Inherent powers of the president
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Most of the strength of the modern presidency is based on the _____.
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Seek support for their policy initiatives
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The White House staff and the president’s cabinet often conflict because the staffs are the president’s interests, while cabinet members _____.
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Is, with the exception of presiding over the senate, are determined by the president
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The role of the vice president _____.
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Preside over the Senate
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The vice president’s only major Constitution Power is to _____.
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The vice president’s only significant ongoing role is _____.

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