American Chief Executive paper 1

American Chief Executive paper 1 - Tyler Farrar The...

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Tyler Farrar The American Chief Executive Reaction Paper 1 1/26/2009 The framers of the Constitution would be surprised to see what the office of the presidency looks like today. However, I believe that the framers would approve of executive branch. The powers of the President of the United States have changed as the government and the size of the United States have grown. This evolution has been necessary and does not distort the original intent of the framers. The office of the President of the United States has evolved with different political climates and world events but still reflects the role of chief executive that the framers created in the Constitution. The framers created the executive office of the presidency as a response to the flawed Articles of the Confederacy that lacked a mechanism for enforcement of laws at the national level. They wanted the president to be the government officer that is responsible for the execution of federal law. This means that the role of the executive branch is
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This note was uploaded on 07/26/2011 for the course PLSC 4233 taught by Professor Dowdle during the Spring '11 term at Arkansas.

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