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What does executive power mean

Enforce laws

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What is the title of the man who heads the executive branch?

President

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What's his name

Obama

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How long is the term of office for the President and Vice President of the US?

4 years

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What group actually votes for the President and Vice President of the US?

Electoral college

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How many electoral votes does SC have

9

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Who elects the electors?

Congress

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How many members of the electoral college are there?

538

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If no candidate for VP receives a majority of the electoral votes, who chooses the VP

Senate

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If no candidate receives a majority of the electoral votes, who chooses the President?

House of Representatives

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What are the three qualifications for President

35 years old
US resident for 14 years
Be a natural born citizen

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Who becomes President if the President dies or is disabled?

Vice president

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What is the name of the person who would become president?

Joe Biden

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Who is the Commander in Chief of the US military?

President

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What title is given to the people that head up the executive departments?

The presidents cabinet

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How are cabinet members, ambassadors, and federal judges chosen?

President

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How are cabinet members removed from office?

President leaves
Resignation

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Who has the power to grant reprieves and pardons for federal crimes?

President

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How are treaties with other countries made?

President makes
Senate approves

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What is the Presidents' annual message to Congress called?

State of union

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Who can call Congress into special session?

President

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Who decides whether we will recognize a foreign country by sending and accepting ambassadors?

President

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Who has the responsibility to see that all federal laws are enforced?

President