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1

What is a Treaty

-A treaty is a formal agreement between two or more sovereign states
-a president is the only one who has the power to negotiate terms of treaties
- senate must approve the treaties

2

What is an Executive agreement

-A pact between the president and the head of a sovereign state
-president can make agreement with out congressional approval

3

What is the cabinet and executive departments

Much of the work of federal government is d done by the 15 executive departments

4

Wars powers resolution of 1973?

-Use armed forces aboard in combat with our declaration of war

5

What is the Presidential Succession Act of 1947?

Scheme by which a presidential vacancy is filled by Vice President takes over the office of president upon death

6

What is in the Twentieth Amendment?

Moved the Inauguration the day of the president from March 9th to January 20th

7

What is in the 22nd amendment

Limits the number of of terms a president can serve to two

8

What is in the 25th amendment

- the prez appoints a new vp
- all of congress must approve

9

What are the qualifications of President

Article 2 section 1 clause 5
Natural born citizen of US
@ least 35
Citizen for 14 years

10

Where in the constitution outlined

Article 2

11

What are the eight roles of prez

Chief of state- ceremonial head of government
Chief executive- given the executive power by constitution
Chief administrator- director of the executive branch
Chief diplomat- nations chief spokesman to the rest of the world
Commander and Chief- supreme commander of all the nations Armed forces
Chief legislator- sets The overall shale of the congress agenda
Chief of party- leader of his or her party
Chief citizen- expected to be a representative of American people

12

What is Electoral College?

The popular vote in each star determines how the electoral votes will be cast