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An annual speech presented by the President of the United States to a joint session of the United States Congress

State of the Union Address


In case of the removal of the President from office or of his death or resignation, the Vice President shall become President.

25th Amendment


7 roles of the president

Chief Executive
Chief Diplomat
Commander in Chief
Chief Legislator
Chief of Party
Chief of State
Chief Guardian of the Economy


a federal law intended to check the president's power to commit the United States to an armed conflict without the consent of the U.S. Congress.

War Powers Resolution (1973)


presidential directives issued by United States Presidents and are generally directed towards officers and agencies of the U.S. federal government.

Executive Order


No president can serve more than 2 terms

22nd Amendment


A theory that managers, left on their own, will act as responsible stewards of the assets they control.

Stewardship Theory


An area of constitutional law that focuses on the underpinnings of constitutional government

Constitutional Theory