Chapter 13 Review--The Presidency

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

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