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21 Cards in this Set

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Convention Issues
1)Number of Executives 2) Qualifications 3) Method of Selection 4) Length and Number of Terms 5) Presidental Succuession 5) Presidental Power
Number of Executives
35 yrs old, resident of U.S. for 14 years, must be natural born citizen
Method of Selection
Electoral College
Length and Number of Terms
4 Years, Two Terms or 10 years
Presidential Succuession
1) Four Problems 2) Orignial Consitution 3) 20th Amend. 4) Presidential Succession Act 5) 25th Amend
Presidential Power
we sort of set them up for failure
Presidential Power
1) Constitutional Powers and Presidential Roles 2) Presidental Veto
Constitutional Power
1) Delegated Powers 2) Shared Powers 3) Residual Powers 4) Leadership Roles
Delegated Powers
required to give state of the union, commander in chief, etc.
Shared Powers
appointment of judges, negociate treatises
Residual Powers
infered powers, affirmative action, etc.
Leadership Roles
but all other powers together and you get leadership role
Presidental Veto
Two Situations 1) the President gets the bill and COngress does not adjurn. He can sign the bill, do nothing, or veto.
Electoral College
1) Creation of the EC 2) Evolution of the EC 3) Criticiems of the EC
Creations of the EC
3 Basic Methods 1) National Legislative Selection 2) State Legislative Selection 3) Popular Election
Evolution of the EC
1) Elections of 1800 2) 12th Amend. 3) Election of 1824 4) 20th Amend 5) 23rd Amend
Presidental Nominations
1) Running to be President 2) Caucus Approach 3) Primary Approach
Running to be President
1) Funding 2) Get Your Name on the Ballot 3) Parties
Caucus Approach
Tend to be small. delegates selected to attend state convention and state convention selects national delegates
Primary Approach
Three Basic Methods 1) Presidental Preference 2) Presidential and Delegate 3) Delegate Preference