PoliSci Test 4 Study Guide

PoliSci Test 4 Study Guide - Executive Orders are used to...

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Executive Orders – are used to shape policy implementation Executive Privilege – is the President's right to withhold information from the other 2 branches. Executive Agreements – cannot supersede U.S. law, and remain "in force" as long as both parties find their interests served by them. Chief of State – is a ceremonial or symbolic role that the President plays. President can declare war without Congressional consent: 1) To repel an armed attack on the United States 2) To repel an armed attack on U.S. forces abroad 3) To protect U.S. citizens in foreign nations The 22 nd Amendment – limits the President to two terms in office. Reasons for Executive Branch Growth 1) World Power 2) Growing scope of governmental involvement 3) Growth of Executive Branch Bureaucracy 4) Evolution of Mass Media 5) Congressional delegation of authority to President Gubernatorial Veto – a veto by the governor; requires a 2/3 vote in both houses to overturn (Georgia) Setting Spending Caps – is the governor of Georgia’s greatest budgetary power. The
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2011 for the course POLS 1101 taught by Professor Cann during the Spring '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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