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PSCI1040TestIIIreview - Political Science 1040 U.S Texas...

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Political Science 1040 – U.S. & Texas Government Review Sheet for Test III Which article of the U.S. Constitution deals with the presidency? The Presidency is the subject matter of Article II of the Constitution. 1. 2. Describe the major tasks of the president and know which are mentioned in the constitution: a. Head of State b. Chief Executive- i. The executive Power shall be vested in a President. 1. He shall take care that the laws be faithfully executed c. Commander in Chief- i. Commander in chief of the Army and Navy of US, ii. and militia of several States, when called into actual Service of the US. d. Chief Diplomat- Have poer, and by the advice and consent of the Senate, to make Treaties, provided 2/3 of Senators present occur. Hby and with the advice and consent of the Senate shall appoint Ambassadors, and other public Ministers and consuls. He shall receive Ambassadors and other public Ministers e. Chief Legislator i. Shall from time to time, give to the congress info of the state of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient ii. Every order, resolution, or vote to which the concurrence of the state and House of Reps may be necessary (except on a question of Adjournment) shall be presented to the President of US; and before the same shall take effect, shall be approved by him, or being disapproved by him, shall be repasses by 2/3 of Senate and House of Reps, according to the Rules and Limitations prescribed in the Case of a Bill f. Manager of Prosperity i. Assumed prominence with RDR attempts to overcome the Great Depression ii. Employment Act of 1946 makes it the responsibility of the federal gov to pursue policies leading to full employment g. Crisis Manager i. Domestic and International h. Party Leader i. Pardons…He shall have the Power to Grant Reprieves and Pardons for Offenses againt the US except in Cases of Impeachment 3. How many times has President Bush used the veto power? 4 4. Describe the president’s power to grant pardons. a. Ford Parodoned Nixon. i. You get a petition, and you can can petition for a pardon for a crime you have done, except for impeachments. 5. Describe the Executive Office of the President. a. Established in 1939 to help the president oversee the executive branch bureaucracy
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Review Sheet for Test III – Page 2 i. EOP houses a variety of offices that assist the president with various aspects of the job ii. Most important agencies 1. national security council 2. council of economic advisors 3. office of management and budget 4. office of the VP 5. US trade rep. 6. What’s the difference between the Executive Office of the President and the White House Staff? a. White house Staff are personal assistants to the president, including senior aides, their deputies, assistants with professional duties, and clerical and admin aids.
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