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PRESIDENTIAL SELECTION
-each state would have electors equal to their # of congress
22nd AMMENDMENT
stated president could only have 2 year terms at a maximum of 10 years
25th AMMENDMENT
in case of the removal of the president from office, the VP becomes president
12th AMMENDEMENT
PUTS PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT ON SEPARATE BALLOTS
PRESIDENTIAL SUCCESSION
(25th AMMENDMENT) VP IS NEXT IN LINE
VICE PRESIDENTIAL SUCCESSION
PRESIDENT NOMINATES AND BOTH HOUSES MUST PASS A MAJORITY VOTE PRESIDENT CAN'T FIRE VP
HOW MANY VOTES POSSIBLE IN A ELECTORAL COLLEGE
538
WEAKKNESS OF THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE SYSTEM
WINNER OF POPULAR VOTE CAN STILL LOSE & THE WINNER CAN BE DECIDED IN THE HOUSE
AMNESTY
A BLANKET PARDON OFFERED TOA GROUP OF LAW VIOLATORS
PARDON
(MOST FAMOUS)
TO REMOVE CHARGES AGAINST SOMEONE (FORD ...NIXON)
REPRIEVE
PRESIDENT LIFTS SENTENCE OF A CRIMINAL, REDUCE SENTENCE
WAR POWERS ACT
LIMITED PRESIDENTIAL POWER TO USE THE TROOPS ABROAD
MYERS VS. US
PRESIDENT CAN FIRE GOT. EMPLOYEES WHO WORK UNDER EXECUTIVE BRANCH
HUMPHREY VS. US
YES, PRESIDENT HA SPOWER TO FIRE EMPLOYEES, BUT HE HAS TO SHOW CAUSE
NECESSARY VOTES TO WIN ELECTORAL COLLEGE
270
PRESIDENTIAL VETOES
AFTER VETO, MUST GO BACK TO THE HOUSE IT ORIGIONATED IN
PRESIDENT & TREATIES
NEGOTIATES TREATIES, CONGRESS MAKES TREATIES & RATIFIES THEM
PRESIDENTIAL RECOGNITION
PRESIDENT RECOGNIZES A TERRITORY AS A STATE
PRESIDENT & EXECUTIVE AGREEMENTS
PRESERVE, PROTECT, DEFEND
PARTY PLATFORM
WHAT THE PARTY STANDS FOR; THEIR PROJECTED OPINIONS
PRESIDENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
-NATURAL BORN CITIZEN
-35+ YEARS
-LIVED IN US 14 YEARS PRIOR TO ELECTION
ELECTORS
CHOSEN BY POPULAR VOTE IN EACH STATE
WHO PRESIDENT CAN APPOINT
ANYONE UNDER THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH:
AMBASSADORS/DIPLOMATS, CABINET MEMBERS/AIDS, FEDERAL JUDGES, MARSHALLS & ATTORNEYS, ALL OFFICERS IN ARMED FORCES
WHO DELCARES WAR IN THE US?
CONGRESS
LINE ITEM VETO
INSTEAD OF VETOING THE WHOLE BILL, HE CAN GO THROUGH AND VETO CERTAIN ITEMS
PRESIDENTIAL PAY
SET BY CONGRESS, CAN'T BE RAISED DURING TERM
EXECUTIVE ORDER
DIERECTIVE, RULE OR REGULATION THAT HAS THE EFFECT OF LAW
VP DUTIES
PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE & HELP DECIDE THE QUESTION OF PRESIDENTIAL STABILITY
TREATY VS. EXECUTIVE AGREEMENT
TREATY MUST BE RATIFIED BY SENATE, EXECUTIVE AGREEMENT NOT
WHO DEICDE A TIE FOR THE PRES. AND VP?
VP- SENATE DECIDES
PRESIDENT-HOUSE DECIDES.