Chapter 13 Review--The Presidency

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The Constitution guarantees a Presidential term of how many years?
Americans (like or dislike) a concentration of power
Name a Constitutional requirement for someone to be President.
Name one of two main methods for becoming President.
Name a Legislative Constitutional power of the President. (one of 5)
The ___ (3 letter acronym) was created in 1947 to coordinate the president's foreign and military policy advisors.
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.
True or False: The Constitution mentions the term 'chief legislator'.
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)
Name a National Security Constitutional power of the President. (one of 4)
New presidents have about ___ high-level positions available for appointment including cabinet and subcabinet jobs as well as heads of agencies.
A _______ and _______ system is a system of White House management where many aides have equal status and balance each other in decision making.
Have a variety of different prior occupations been represented among Presidents since WWII? yes or no
The House impeached Bill Clinton, and the Senate (acquitted or convicted) him during his trial.
Name a cabinet department and its current secretary (no 'department of' and only last name; separate with space).
How many Presidents have so far served two or more full terms?
Have a variety of different religions been represented by presidents since WWII? yes or no
The _______ is composed of 14 secretaries, the attorney general, and select advisors of the President's choosing.
Richard Neustadt has argued that presidential power is the power to _______
Fill in the blanks (separate with space): Public approval gives the president _______, not _______.
The president's party typically (gains or loses) congressional seats in midterm elections.
Presidential power has greatly (grown or shrunk) since the early days of the Presidency.
AP NSL Chapter13
The ___ (3 letter acronym) consists of three members who advise the president on economic policy.
Presidential responsibilities have (increased or decreased) substantially since the Great Depression and WWII.
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.
True or False: The First Lady is not an official government position.
A big challenge for the President living up to the expectations of the _____
_________ is roughly the equivalent of an indictment in criminal law.
Name a Judicial Constitutional power of the President. (one of 2)
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 ______ ______.
Vice presidents have usually been viewed as (important or unimportant).
The ___ (3 letter acronym) was created in 1921 and consists of a handful of political appointees and hundreds of skilled professionals.
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.
The Presidency mainly consists of three things. Name one of them.
A _______ system is a system of White House management where authority is delegated down level by level.
Which post-WWII president had the most vetoes by far?
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.
The Framers feared the governmental structure known as a _______, so they restricted executive powers.
The ______ _______ were a secret history of the Vietnam War.
The Presidency is today (like or unlike) it was when the Framers designed it.
The Executive Office is located in the ____ (4 letter acronym or full name).

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