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🌟Chief citizen

He represents the people

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🌟Commander in chief

Commands armed forces

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🌟Chief executive

Holds executive power

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🌟What are the qualifications for being president?

35 yrs old, citizen, and a resident for 14 yrs

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🌟Presidential disability

The vice president and the cabinet make the decision that the president is too unwell to serve in office

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🌟22nd amendment

This prevents the president from holding office more than twice

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🌟Platform

A political parties standpoint, where their principles stand

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Primary

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A delegated selection process and/or a candidate preference election

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🌟Electoral college, Winner take all.

Group of people who elect the president/vice president

Person who has the most preference vote automatically wins the support of all the delegates

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General election

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Regularly scheduled elections where the voters make a final selection of office holders

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🌟What is the order for a presidential election?

Declaration of candidacies, primaries and caucuses, convention, ejection, and electoral college

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🌟Chief diplomat

The main architect of American foreign policy and head speaker to the rest of the world

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🌟Order of succession

Vice president
Speaker of the house
President pro tempore of the senate
Secretary of the state
Secretary of the treasury