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Ch 7 Presidency

question Which one of the powers listed below is a constitutional power that the president shares with the Senate? answer making treaties question Which institutional resource is closest to the president? answer White House staff question In which institutional resource are leaders both appointed by the president and approved by the Senate? answer Cabinet question […]

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APUSH Presidential Elections 1789-2012

question 1789 answer -First presidential election under the Constituion -George Washington received 1 vote from each of the electors and was elected unanimously -North Carolina and Maryland did not cast votes because they had not yet ratified the Constitution question 1792 answer -President Washington re-elected with 133 electoral votes and John Adams returned as vice-president […]

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Civics Chapter 6.1, Electoral College, Presidential Election

question The first Tuesday after the first Monday in November every fourth year answer When is presidential Election Day? question senators and representatives in Congress answer Each state has the same number of electors as it has _______________. question 538 members; 100 senators + 435 representatives + 3 electors for D.C. answer How many members […]

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The Presidency Review Worksheets (all)

question A diplomat no longer allowed in the U.S. answer Persona-non Grata question Wrongful conduct by someone holding public office answer malfeasance question A 22 state mega primary answer Tsunami Tuesday question Establishes the order of succession for the office of the president answer Presidential succession act of 1947 question Establishes the office of the […]

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election, steps of a presidential election and electoral college quiz review sheet

question name of the indirect method in which the president is elected answer electoral college question what’s the winner take all method in the electoral college process answer the most popular vote in the star, get all of those states votes. question what is the total number of electoral college votes and how many does […]

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Presidential Nomination Process (Primaries and Electoral College)

question History, How were nominees chosen before primaries? answer There used to be a congressional caucus meeting where congress would sit down and decide who they wanted to represent their party. question Primary answer This is an intraparty (within) election, this will determine the candidate for each side (Republican and Democrat). In these elections, people […]

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President John F. Kennedy

question What branch of the military was John F. Kennedy in? answer U.S. Navy question What was JFK’s first political office? answer U.S. Representative for the state of Massachusetts question How man brothers and sisters did JFK have? answer 8 question Where did JFK attend college? answer Harvard question What was JFK’s rank in the […]

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Richard Nixon Presidency Facts

question Haldeman answer chief of staff. controlled Nixon’s schedule and people’s access to him question Kissinger answer national security adviser, later secretary of state question Erlichman answer domestic affairs adviser question Dean answer special counsel, close adviser on W.H. staff question Mitchell answer attorney general and long time friend of Nixon question Agnew answer VP […]

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Presidential Roles and Electoral College

question Roles of the President answer Commander in Chief Chief of Party/Citizen Chief of State Chief Executive Chief Administration Chief Diplomat Chief Legislature Guardian of Economy question Formal qualifications to be president answer Natural Born citizen At least 35 years old Resident of US for 14 years question Two methods that were debated before electoral […]

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Veritas — A President Named Teddy

question What are the dates for a President Named Teddy? answer 1901-1909 question When and where was Theodore Roosevelt born? answer 1858 in New York question Where did Teddy Roosevelt go to college? answer Harvard question Under what President did Teddy Roosevelt serve as Vice-President? answer William McKinley question How did Teddy Roosevelt become President? […]

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Gov’t Role of president

question The President is the chief __________ when suggesting bills to Congress. answer legislator question With what two Presidents have the disability provisions come into play? answer Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush question The official duties of the Vice President are to preside over the Senate and to answer help decide if the President […]

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Robert E. Lee’s Letter Accepting The Presidency of Washington College

question When was the letter written? answer August 24 1865 question What was the point? answer Wrote it to the committee of the Board of Trustees of Washington College, General Lee notified them of his acceptance of the presidency of the college

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POS 1041 Ch 7 Presidency

question divided government answer a term used to describe government when one political party controls the executive branch and the other political party controls one or both houses of the legislature. question commander in chief answer the title that is given to the president by the Constitution and that denotes the president’s authority as the […]

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Williams college presidents 9-12

question 9 answer Harry Augustus Garfield question 10 answer Tyler Dennett question 11 answer James Phinney Baxter question 12 answer John Wesley Chandler

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Electoral College vs. Popular Vote, Electing a U.S. President

question representative democracy answer all eligible citizens vote for representatives to pass laws for them. question popular vote answer all the votes across the country counted question electors answer a voting member of society; a person eligible to vote question electoral college answer when Americans vote for president and vice president candidate, they are actually […]

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Electing the President

question Electors choose the president according to _____. answer rules & procedures specified in the Constitution question How are electoral college members selected? answer by whatever means the state legislature chooses question The electoral college reflects disagreement among the founders about how to choose the executive. How so? answer -some wanted direct popular election of […]

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Chapter 13 & 14 Test: The Presidency

question Chief of State answer Ceremonial head of the government, the symbol of all the people of the nation. question Chief Executive answer The Constitution vests with the President with the executive power of the United States question Chief Administrator answer The president is the direct of the USA government question Chief Diplomat answer President […]

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Chapter 14: The Presidency

question The Framers of the Constitution generally expected that the ________ would ultimately decide the winner of presidential elections answer House question An obvious and important difference between a president and a prime minister is that the latter always has answer majority support in parliament question In a parliamentary system, the voters cannot choose answer […]

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Presidential Roles Quiz

question Chief of State answer Making a patriotic speech on July 4. question Commander in Chief answer Sending in the National Guard to keep order in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. question Chief Executive/Chief of State answer Hosting a cabinet meeting to discuss foreign policy (2 roles) question Chief of Party answer The president travels […]

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GOVT 2305: Chapter 13 – The Presidency

question In United States v. Nixon, the Supreme Court… answer …required Nixon to turn over secret tapes to Congress. The president complied with the order and was forced to resign from office. The case was seen as a blow to presidential power, but in actuality, the ruling recognized the legal validity of executive privilege for […]

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The Presidency

question In which article of the US Constitution is the leadership of the executive branch authorized? answer Article II question A candidate for president must be answer at least 35 question Which amendment to the US Constitution limits the number of terms a president may serve? answer 22nd amendment question In the event of the […]

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