The Presidency and Vice Presidency
Roles and Powers of the President
Making Foreign Policy
How the Executive Branch Works
It Could Be Anything

100

What are the three basic Constitutional qualifications to become President of the United States
Natural Born (law of blood, or law of soil), At least 35 years of age, Live in the United States for the last 14 years before taking office

100

What is the most basic power of the President?
To carry out the laws

100

What is the President's role when conducting foreign policy?
Chief Diplomat

100

Who must approve appointments for cabinet members and other heads of departments?
The Senate

100

Background of most people to serve as President?
Lawyer and business person

200

What is the total number of terms a President can serve and total number of years?
2- 4 year terms Total of 10 years

200

One of the President's roles is that he is the Commander in Chief. What does that mean?
The armed forces are subject to the President's direct and immediate control

200

By what margin must the Senate approve a treaty with another nation?
2/3 vote

200

How often does the cabinet meet with the President?
As often as the President would like

200

When do the results of the election become official?
After the Senate counts the electoral votes

300

What is the line of succession after the President and Vice President?
Speaker of the House, President Pro Tempore, Secretary of State

300

Lighting the national Christmas tree, is an example of which role of the President?
Head of State

300

The most direct benefit of having a U.S. foreign policy that promotes democracy around the world is?
Protect national security

300

What are the three types of independent agencies found under the Executive branch?
Regulatory Commission, Executive Agencies, Government Corporations

300

Which amendment limits Presidential terms?
The 22nd Amendment

400

How is the President and Vice President actually elected to office?
The Electoral College

400

The President plans the federal budget to fulfill which role?
Economic leader

400

An agreement with a foreign head of state, that does not need Senate approval is known as what?
Executive Agreement

400

What are the primary responsibilities for the President's Cabinent
Overseeing their respective departments, Advising the President, Carrying out/implementing the President's policies

400

The 25th Amendment gives the vice president the responsibility of?
Determining if the President is unable to fulfill his duties

500

The number of Electoral College votes is based of what?
The number of Senators and Representatives each state has

500

Which role does the President perform when speaking at a political rally in support of a candidate running for Congress?
The party leader

500

How will the U.S. send ambassadors to another country?
Only if that country's government holds power legally

500

This department is the newest one created, by an executive order?
Department of Homeland Security

500

Which Act of Amendment establishes a line of succession after the Vice President?
The Presidential Succession Act of 1947