AP GOV Executive

noelclarks's version from 2015-10-22 23:27

Section 1

Question Answer
25th Amendment/vacancy way VP becomes Pres/pres appoints new VP which is confirmed by majority of both houses
22nd Amendment no person can be electedPres more than 2 times/if Pres has served more than 2 years of an unelected term he can only be elected once
Chief Exeutive-Cabinet's Secretary of Justice Attorney General
20th amendmentterm ends Jan 20, complications in finding Pres
duties inform congress of state of union adjourn the house, adjourn laws, call both or either houses
powers with senates approval make treaties, fill vacancies, veto

Section 2

Question Answer
Chief Legislatorsets legislative agenda
Electoral College state picks as many electors as they have senators and reps. vote for pre and vicepres
Key Presidential Aides Press Secretary/National Security Advisor
White House Staff manages info flow, analysis/options
Executive Office Truths it is large/growing, Pres has power to appoint high rank officers in Fed gov
Chief Executive-Executive Office 3 major policy making bodiesNational Security Council, Council of Economic Advisors/Office of Management/Budget
Primary Powerexecutive

Section 3

Question Answer
Chief Executive-Cabinet Duties Manage department, Represent department/advice the presdent
Chief of Party leads party, sets party agenda
Chief Jurist appoints judges, pardons criminals
President can't remove which officials judges, commissioners 0f IndependentAgencies
Chief Diplomat Informal Powers Build coalitions, crisis management, access to confidential info
Mobilization President can convince you to take a certain course of action
Permanent Electoral Collegebenefits small states,minorities/interest groups in key states

Section 4

Question Answer
Bully Pulpit Pres becomes a driver of public opinion(symbolic acts/frame the issue)
Mandates ultimate indicators of support
Chief Jurist: Appointment of Judges/Justicses must be approved by Senates
Party Chief bonds b/t the Pres/party, agree on about 2/3 of the issues, similar electors, carrots, stick
Chief Legislator: Divided Government heightened partiasanship, slowed legislative process-gridlock, stricter committee oversight
Chief Diplomat: Powers Military Commander, Negotiate Treaties, Recognise Foreign Nations w/t 2/3 Senate ratification, receive Ambassadors
Commander-in-Chief civilian command of military

Section 5

Question Answer
Chief Legislator :Constitutional Powers State of the Union, Veto, set priorities/agenda, use media to control agenda
Chief of State symbol of US/ceremonial duties
Congress delegated much power to deal with increasing complexities
Executive orders left up to the executive branch to fill in the details but laws establish the guidelines
Executive Orders during Youngstown Sheet and Tube v Swayer Express power from Congress, No Congressional Grant needed/it can contradict congress
Trend of strong leaders during_ and weak leaders during _________ crisis and strong

Section 6

Question Answer
Constitutional Powers Reflect Madisons vision little accomplished on their own, lots of democratic feedback
Oath preserve, protect/defend constitution
Powers w/out senates approvalcommander in chief, require written opinions of secretary of his departments, grant reprieves and pardons
12th amendmentsplit the election of the Pres/Vice in the Electoral College into 2 separate votes
Other Historical Advantages for Presidentpolitical talent, governor, swing sates, many interest support groups
Nixons Watergate negatives abuse of power, obstruction of justice/failure to comply with subpoenas

Section 7

Question Answer
Chief Executive administers Gove Programs
Electoral College state electors are the number of house members of a state + their number of senators
Elections: Progressives developed Primaries winner take all/is a voting booth
Elections: Leadership caucusparties get together and decide who will run
Elections: Jacksonians created conventions
Chief Diplomat oversees foreign relations

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