Flashcards in Executive Branch Deck (29):
President serves max of?
How many years is one presidential term?
What's the minimum age you have to be to run for president?
35 yrs. old
Must live in the U.S. For how many consecutive years to run for president?
Can they run if they're an immigrant of the U.S.?
No, they must be a natural born citizen.
Legislative branch ( congress ) is in charge of what?
How much does the president make a year?
400,000 four hundred thousand per year
Executive branch does what?
Enforces laws or caries out laws
There are how many executive departments?
Department of defense
Department of agriculture
Assistance to farmers (food)
Department of state
Department of homeland security
Why was the department of homeland security established?
Because of 911 in 2001
What year was the department of homeland security established?
Department of justice
Lower court systems
Commander in chief (President)
To control military
How many Presidents have been impeached and convicted?
NONE 0 ZIP NADA
What president would have been impeached but quit before?
Executive privilege gives the president what?
Power and authority to act swiftly and rationally in times of crisis
Louisiana purchase from Jefferson did what?
Doubled the size of the U.S.
Truman did what in the act of taking over the steel mills?
He said he could take private property because it was a national emergency
Checks and balances does what?
Ensures government acts to keep the citizens best interests in mind
Pres. Is most important figure when
When communicating with other countries
State of Union address =
What is the election called that selects the two main running mates (1 dem, 1 rep.) in the presidential election?
Who elects the president of the U.S.?
How does the electoral college select who they choose as president?
# of senators + # of representatives in each state