Chapter 12 - Chapter 12- THE PRESIDENCY: LEADING THE NATION...

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Chapter 12- THE PRESIDENCY: LEADING THE NATION Bush and polls- the impact of 9/11 and Iraq war… PHASES OF MODERN PRESIDENCY: The Office of the Presidency Evolves… Imperial to Imperiled to Heroic Presidential power is conditional FOUNDATIONS OF MODERN PRESIDENCY Formal Powers: limited and extended over time BOX: President's Constitutional Authority Asserting a Claim to National Leadership Theories of Presidency: Whig vs. Stewardship Need for Presidential Leadership of an Activist Government Size and scope of government expands 1. Foreign Policy Leadership Events & impact of nation's international role and president's role in foreign policy Shift in leadership from Congress to Presidency…WHY? 2. Domestic Policy Leadership Shift in congressional role vs. presidential role Why expansion of presidential leadership? key events? CHOOSING THE PRESIDENT Change in presidential selection process…more democratized Toward a More "Democratic" System of Presidential Election Founders' electoral college vs. popular election
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course POLS 110 taught by Professor Gilkison during the Spring '08 term at Wisc Eau Claire.

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Chapter 12 - Chapter 12- THE PRESIDENCY: LEADING THE NATION...

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