Flashcards in Chapter 6 Deck (52):
In the role of symbolic figurehead representing the United States internationally, the president acts as the
Chief of states
Necessary qualifications to become president
At least 35 years old, natural born citizen, resident of the United States for 14 years
In the electoral college that chooses the president, each state gets one vote for every
Member it has in congress
If a president dies, the Vice President
What happens if a president becomes disabled?
The Vice President takes over until the president recovers
Which if the following best describes a natural born American citizen?
Citizen at birth
Which of the following may a president do without congressional action?
Declare state of emergency, executive agreement, executive order, respond to attacks
Which of the following is a conflict that the United States entered after a congressional declaration of war?
Anything after WWII
In pardoning Former President Richard Nixon, president ford exercised which type of presidential power?
The power of the president has
Which of the following is one of th executive powers of the president?
Appointing an ambassador
An executive branch employee who serves "at the pleasure of the president" may be dismissed by the president
You get fired at anytime
A president who wants to establish rules and regulations for the operation of a federal agency may do so by taking what action?
What can a president do to bypass the senate approval that is required for a treaty?
Which of the following is one of the presidents judicial powers?
Reprieve, pardon, commutation
The presidential veto is
A check on legislation
What is the title of a cabinet department head?
Under the constitution, ______ Power is vested in the president
The 25th amendment set guidelines for ____________ to the presidency
The presidents main power over congress is the
A president who _____________ a persons prison sentence makes the sentence shorter
The head of the 15 executive departments are members of the presidents
Right of a president to refuse to release information to congress or court
Person who manages the White House Office
Chief of staff
Postponement of a criminal sentence, or shortening of its length
Those who work in the executive branch on behalf of a specific president
Arrangement with a foreign government that does not need Senate approval
General pardon granted to a group of people
Law saying who would take over if both a president and Vice President died
Presidential Succession Act
Power to formally recognize the legitimacy of a foreign government
#7; Loretta Lynch
#0; Barack Obama
President pro tempore
#3; Orrin Hatch
Secretary of Defense
#6; Ash Carter
Secretary of State
#4; John Kerry
Secretary of Treasury
#5; Jack Lew
Speaker of the House
#2; Paul Ryan
#1; Joe Biden
Total Electoral Votes