Chapter 13 Review--The Presidency

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

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