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American Government Chapter 11 & 12 NotesQuizlet:Chapter 11 The Many Jobs of the Nation’s PresidentThe Cuban Missile Crisis began on October 16th, 1962 when a U-2 [high for anobservation plane] had convinced The intelligence community that Russia was placingmissiles and atomic weapons in Cuba.World War III was prevented when Nikita Krushchev, the Soviet Premier agreed toPresident Kennedy's terms and agreed to dismantle and withdraw the missiles underadequate supervision and inspection.This crisis dramatized the powers and responsibilities of the President, but proves that hewill exercise his authority in any emergency.1. How does a person gain the presidency?
A vice president who succeeds the office may run for the presidency twice but only if the first partial term was for less than 2 years. The maximum time a former vice president can be in office is a day less than 10 years .
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Cuban Missile Crisis,American Govt Chap 11&12 Notes,President of the United States,Vice President of the United States