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Ch 7 Presidency

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

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APUSH Presidential Elections 1789-2012

1789 -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 1792 -President Washington re-elected with 133 electoral votes and John Adams returned as vice-president -Anti-Federalists gave George Clinton […]

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Civics Chapter 6.1, Electoral College, Presidential Election

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

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The Presidency Review Worksheets (all)

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

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

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

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Presidential Nomination Process (Primaries and Electoral College)

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

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President John F. Kennedy

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

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Richard Nixon Presidency Facts

Haldeman chief of staff. controlled Nixon’s schedule and people’s access to him Kissinger national security adviser, later secretary of state Erlichman domestic affairs adviser Dean special counsel, close adviser on W.H. staff Mitchell attorney general and long time friend of Nixon Agnew VP The Enemy anyone that did not support Nixon Eisenhower Nixon ran with […]

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Presidential Roles and Electoral College

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

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Veritas — A President Named Teddy

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

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Gov’t Role of president

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

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

When was the letter written? August 24 1865 What was the point? 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

divided government 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. commander in chief the title that is given to the president by the Constitution and that denotes the president’s authority as the head of the national […]

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Williams college presidents 9-12

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

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

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

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Electing the President

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

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Chapter 13 & 14 Test: The Presidency

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

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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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