Executive Branch Chapter 7 Section 1 and 2

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Executive Branch Chapter 7 Section 1 and 2

Executive Branch Chapter 7 Section 1 and 2

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Executive Branch • Article II of the Constitution • Enforces laws

Executive Branch • Article II of the Constitution • Enforces laws

Executive Branch President Barack Obama Vice President Joe Biden Democrat

Executive Branch President Barack Obama Vice President Joe Biden Democrat

The President • • Requirements At least 35 years old Native born American citizen

The President • • Requirements At least 35 years old Native born American citizen Resident of the US for at least 14 years • Term • 4 year terms • Can serve 2 terms or 10 years How could a President serve 10 years?

The President • • • Salary- 400, 000 Housing (White House, Personal Staff) Office

The President • • • Salary- 400, 000 Housing (White House, Personal Staff) Office (White House, Personal Staff) Vacation (Camp David) Travel (Limos, Cars, Air Force One) http: //www. history. com/topics/articles-ofconfederation/videos/deconstructing-historywhitehouse? m=528 e 394 da 93 ae&s=undefined&f=1&fr ee=false

Vice President Same requirements as President Presides over the Senate and only votes if

Vice President Same requirements as President Presides over the Senate and only votes if a tie Assumes the Presidency if the President dies or resigns • 25 th Amendment-If President dies or leaves office VP takes over and picks a new VP • • •

Vice President • Do not have to write down: • William Henry Harrison was

Vice President • Do not have to write down: • William Henry Harrison was the first President to die in office – The Constitution said the VP shall assume all duties and responsibilities – What does that mean? Become President? • Harrison’s VP John Tyler declared himself President, took the oath of office, and served the remainder of his term • 8 President’s have died in office or resigned from office and have been replaced by their VP

Organization of the Federal Bureaucracy • Executive Office/White House Office- Group of the President’s

Organization of the Federal Bureaucracy • Executive Office/White House Office- Group of the President’s closest advisors, such as Chief of Staff • Cabinet- Group of 15 Secretaries that advise the President on issues related to their department, such as Transportation, Agriculture, and Education

Presidential Roles • Get in groups and trace a person to create an outline

Presidential Roles • Get in groups and trace a person to create an outline of the “President” • In your groups write down anything and everything you can think of that is a role, duty, responsibility, etc. associated with being the President • After notes add anything you left off in a different color • Add face to President

Presidential Roles • Chief Executive- Head of bureaucracy (executive office, cabinet, agencies, etc. )

Presidential Roles • Chief Executive- Head of bureaucracy (executive office, cabinet, agencies, etc. ) • Chief Diplomat- Directs foreign policy (Exs. makes treaties, appoints ambassadors) • Commander in Chief- Head of the military (orders troops) • Chief of State- Ceremonial leader and “face” of the United States (Ex. makes speeches, gives awards, throws out pitches at ball games, etc. ) • Chief Legislator- Proposes, passes and vetoes legislation (laws)

Presidential Roles • Chief Economist- Plans the federal budget (and helps US Economy prosper)

Presidential Roles • Chief Economist- Plans the federal budget (and helps US Economy prosper) • Chief of Party- Head of political party (Ex. campaigns for other party members and helps the party raise money) • Chief Judiciary- Appoints federal judges and Supreme Court justices and grants pardons (release one person), amnesty (release group of people) or can issue a reprieve (delay punishment until reviewed by a higher court)

Presidential Videos • Air Force One • https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=Z 39 s.

Presidential Videos • Air Force One • https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=Z 39 s. ZPIa Flo • Secret Service • https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=a. O 8 Na. V 0 q. RXE