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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The Presidency </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President Great Expectation and Contradiction Americans want a President who is powerful and who can help the nation be great. Yet Americans do not like a concentration of power because we are individualistic and skeptical of authority. American Exceptionalism </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President Great Expectation and Contradiction In modern times, the President is at the center of media attention... and is often blamed or given credit for events or the state of the nation over which he may have little control or influence. </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President FIRMS HOUSE- HOLDS GOV 66 70% of Economy </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President Who They Are Constitutional Requirements: - Must be at least 35 years old - Must have resided in U.S. for at least 14 years - Must be a natural-born citizen Also on the website with the Obama picture... Trevor Loudon, world-leading researcher, revealer, and expositor of Marxist subterfuge, spells out the evidence that Leon Panetta, former CIA Director and our new Secretary of Defense is a Communist collaborator. </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President Who They Have Been White, Male, Protestant... except All manner of professions, but mostly Political ones (Senators, Governors, etc.) </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President How They Got There The Normal Road to the White House: - Most presidents have been elected to office. - The president serves a term of 4 years. - Who is the only president to be elected more than twice? - Elected ___ times 4 </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President How They Got There The Normal Road to the White House: In 1951, the 22 nd Amendment limited the number of elected terms to two... or one term if has served more than 2 years of another presidents term. So what is the maximum number of years a person can be President? ____ 10 </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President How They Got There Succession The vice president takes over if the president leaves office due to death, resignation, or removal. Under the 25 th Amendment, the vice president becomes acting president if the vice president and presidents cabinet determine that the president is disabled. </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President How They May Leave Impeachment Impeachment is an accusation, requiring a majority vote in the _________. Charges may be brought for Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors. If impeached, the president is tried by the ___________ with the Chief Justice presiding. To convict &amp; remove, it takes _____ of Senators voting. House Senate 2/3 </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President How They May Leave Name the 2 Presidents Impeached Andrew Johnson William Jefferson Clinton </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President How They May Leave Why Was Clinton impeached? - Perjury - Obstruction of Justice - Abuse of Power </li> <li> Slide 13 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President How They May Leave Who is the only president to resign from office? Richard Nixon </li> <li> Slide 14 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President Who was the only president not elected to be either President or Vice-President? Gerald Ford He was appointed to replace the VP... Spiro Agnew, who resigned after being charged with accepting bribes. Ford became president after Nixon resigned </li> <li> Slide 15 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency Presidential Powers National Security &amp; Diplomacy - Serves as __________________of the armed forces - Makes _________with other nations; subject to agreement of 2/3 of the _______ - Nominates ____________ (subject to agreement of majority of the Senate) - Receives ____________ confers diplomatic recognition of other governments Commander in Chief Treaties Senate Ambassadors </li> <li> Slide 16 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency Presidential Powers Legislative - Presents _______ of the _______ to Congress - Often sets priorities for National Agenda - Uses focus of the _______ to reach the _______ - Recommends legislation to _________ - Works with members of Congress to pass legislation... mainly with own _______ stateunion mediapublic Congress Party </li> <li> Slide 17 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency Presidential Powers Legislative - May _____legislation; Congress can overrule with __________ vote of which? - Convenes both houses of Congress on extraordinary occasions - Adjourns Congress if the House and Senate cannot agree on adjournment veto BothSenateHouse 2/3 </li> <li> Slide 18 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency Presidential Powers Administrative - Take care that the laws be faithfully executed - Nominates officials as provided for by Congress (w/agreement of majority of Senate) - Requests written opinions of administrative officials - Fills administrative vacancies during congressional recesses </li> <li> Slide 19 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President As Chief Executive, the president presides over the administration of government. In 2010 the federal government spent about $3.6 trillion and numbers more than 4 million employees. Presidents appoint about 500 high-level positions and 2,500 lesser jobs. </li> <li> Slide 20 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President As Chief Executive, the president presides over the administration of government. Key Policy Areas have come to include: National Security Economic Social Welfare Health Care Environment </li> <li> Slide 21 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency Presidential Powers Judicial - Grants reprieves and pardons for federal offenses (except impeachment) -Nominates federal judges (needs confirmation by majority of the Senate) </li> <li> Slide 22 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President The Expansion of Presidential Power Since the days of Presidents have developed new roles and expanded the power of the office.HOW? </li> <li> Slide 23 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President The Expansion of Presidential Power How? The Constitution is not very specific on powers or limits... basically says the job of the Prez is... to take care that the laws be faithfully executed Exercise of power sets a precedent for future exercise of power... builds over time </li> <li> Slide 24 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President The Expansion of Presidential Power How? Focus of media attention, spokesman for the nation The People tend to rally behind the President as he stands for the country Commands the military and intelligence gathering agencies (CIA, FBI) </li> <li> Slide 25 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President The Expansion of Presidential Power How? Use of the Attorney General &amp; Justice Department to argue for the legality of presidential actions Growth of the bureaucracy, part of the Executive branch Access to and control of information Need for government to act quickly, the President can act quicker than Congress or the Courts Military conflictNatural Disasters </li> <li> Slide 26 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President Perspectives on Presidential Power During the 1950s and 1960s people favored a powerful president. Logical outcome of Winning World War II And emerging out of the Great Depression Were Number One! </li> <li> Slide 27 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President Perspectives on Presidential Power By the 1970s, presidential power was checked and distrusted by the public. Who was president during this time? </li> <li> Slide 28 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President Other Perspectives from the 60s Disillusion over... </li> <li> Slide 29 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President Other Perspectives from the 60s Loss of idealism after... </li> <li> Slide 30 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President And then... Came a leader on a white horse Promising that we could become a shining city on a hill and defeat the evil Soviet Empire and we would once again be NUMBER ONE Who? </li> <li> Slide 31 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President The Vice President The Constitution states: The Vice President of the United States shall be President of the Senate, but shall have no Vote, unless they be equally divided. </li> <li> Slide 32 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President The Vice President But recent presidents have given their VPs important jobs and their power has grown And probably the most powerful VP of all time... ? </li> <li> Slide 33 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President Is the Vice-President part of the Executive branch or part of the Legislative branch? When asked for documents related to meetings held with an Energy Task Force, VP Cheney said he did not have to produce them because of executive privilege (the right of the executive branch to maintain privacy in sensitive areas) </li> <li> Slide 34 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President The Cabinet Presidential advisors, not in the Constitution Congress must give approval for the creation of a new cabinet level department Currently made up of 14 cabinet secretaries and one Attorney General, confirmed by the Senate </li> <li> Slide 35 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President Which of the following cabinet level departments manages the nations natural resources? A.State B.Energy C.Agriculture D.Interior </li> <li> Slide 36 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President Which of the following cabinet level departments manages the nations natural resources? A. B. C. D.Interior </li> <li> Slide 37 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President Which of the following cabinet level departments aids businesses and conducts the U.S. census? A.Justice B.Labor C.Commerce D.Treasury </li> <li> Slide 38 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President Which of the following cabinet level departments aids businesses and conducts the U.S. census? A. B. C.Commerce D. </li> <li> Slide 39 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President Which of the following cabinet level departments makes foreign policy and negotiates treaties? A.Justice B.State C.Homeland Security D.Defense </li> <li> Slide 40 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President Which of the following cabinet level departments makes foreign policy and negotiates treaties? A. B.State C. D. </li> <li> Slide 41 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President Which of the following cabinet level departments serves as the governments banker and is critical in forming economic policies? A.Economics B.Commerce C.Banking D.Treasury </li> <li> Slide 42 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President Which of the following cabinet level departments serves as the governments banker and is critical in forming economic policies? A. B. C. D.Treasury </li> <li> Slide 43 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President Which of the following cabinet level departments runs programs that focus on the workers of the nation? A.Health &amp; Human Services B.Commerce C.Workers D.Labor </li> <li> Slide 44 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President Which of the following cabinet level departments runs programs that focus on the workers of the nation? A. B. C. D.Labor </li> <li> Slide 45 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President The White House Staff Chief aides and staff for the president; some are more for the White House than the president Presidents rely on their information and effort but presidents set tone and style of White House William Daley Chief of Staff </li> <li> Slide 46 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President The First Lady No official government position, but many get involved politically. Recent ones focus on a single issue; Hillary Clinton and health care, Michelle Obama and nutrition. Princeton Harvard Law Lawyer Michelle Obama </li> <li> Slide 47 </li> <li> AP U.S. GOVERNMENT &amp; POLITICS - Presidency The President The Executive Office National Security Council (NSC) Created in 1947 to coordinate the presidents foreign and military policy advisers Members include the president, vice president, secretary of state and defense, and managed by the presidents national security adviser Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) A three-member body appointed by the president to advise on economic policy Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Performs both managerial and budgetary functions, including legislative review and budgetary assessments of proposals </li> </ul>

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