Chapter 13 Review--The Presidency

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The president's party typically (gains or loses) congressional seats in midterm elections.
The ______ _______ were a secret history of the Vietnam War.
Have a variety of different prior occupations been represented among Presidents since WWII? yes or no
Name a cabinet department and its current secretary (no 'department of' and only last name; separate with space).
This number amendment to the Constitution deals with the Presidential line of succession in the event that the President is incapacitated.
Which post-WWII president had the most vetoes by far?
Fill in the blanks (separate with space): Public approval gives the president _______, not _______.
The Framers feared the governmental structure known as a _______, so they restricted executive powers.
The House impeached Bill Clinton, and the Senate (acquitted or convicted) him during his trial.
The Constitution guarantees a Presidential term of how many years?
Name one of two main methods for becoming President.
True or False: The First Lady is not an official government position.
Nixon's vice president who resigned and preceded Ford was _____, a former governor of Maryland.
The Presidency is today (like or unlike) it was when the Framers designed it.
When Congress adjourns within 10 days of submitting a bill to the president and the president lets it die by not taking action on it, it's known as a ______ ______.
Richard Neustadt has argued that presidential power is the power to _______
Americans (like or dislike) a concentration of power
Name a Judicial Constitutional power of the President. (one of 2)
Today there are about ___ people who work on the White House staff.
A _______ and _______ system is a system of White House management where many aides have equal status and balance each other in decision making.
The ___ (3 letter acronym) was created in 1921 and consists of a handful of political appointees and hundreds of skilled professionals.
The _______ scandal involved a break in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters and ended up leading to ______'s demise. (two word answer, separate with space)
How many Presidents have so far served two or more full terms?
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Presidential power has greatly (grown or shrunk) since the early days of the Presidency.
Name a Constitutional requirement for someone to be President.
New presidents have about ___ high-level positions available for appointment including cabinet and subcabinet jobs as well as heads of agencies.
Who said, 'I do not choose to run'?
Which amendment to the Constitution established a two term limit for Presidents?
For more than what percentage of American history, the President hasn't been elected to office.
Name a National Security Constitutional power of the President. (one of 4)
The ___ (3 letter acronym) was created in 1947 to coordinate the president's foreign and military policy advisors.
Vice presidents have usually been viewed as (important or unimportant).
Presidential responsibilities have (increased or decreased) substantially since the Great Depression and WWII.
Name a Legislative Constitutional power of the President. (one of 5)
The _______ is composed of 14 secretaries, the attorney general, and select advisors of the President's choosing.
The ___ (3 letter acronym) consists of three members who advise the president on economic policy.
The Executive Office is located in the ____ (4 letter acronym or full name).
Have a variety of different religions been represented by presidents since WWII? yes or no
True or False: The Constitution mentions the term 'chief legislator'.
_________ is roughly the equivalent of an indictment in criminal law.
The Presidency mainly consists of three things. Name one of them.
A big challenge for the President living up to the expectations of the _____
The phenomenon of _______ _______ happens when voters vote in a higher number of candidates for congress from the same party as the president who they vote in.
A _______ system is a system of White House management where authority is delegated down level by level.
Name an Administrative Constitutional power of the President. (one of 4)

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