Practice Question Two

Practice Question Two - CREATION OF THE PRESIDENCY FEDERAL...

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CREATION OF THE PRESIDENCY FEDERAL CONVENTION 1. Form of the Office : Unitary (Jun 1-4 th , July 17-26) -One: too much power vested in one person -More: too many squabbles Single executive is important for an energetic, decisive national government 2. Mode of election Options: people, state legislatures, national legislature -People are uniformed, people will choose candidates from their own states: conventions included in people -State Legislatures: -National Legislatures: President if re-eligible, will be too dependent on the senate, in addition, Legislature has power to impeach Final Decision: Electoral College -States decide own method of choosing Electoral College -Each elector has two votes If there’s no majority, the house decides. 3. Duration of the term Options: Life/Good Behavior, 2-7 years -Hamilton was for Good Behavior/Life Life would be like a Monarch, but Experience and Legitimacy comes with time -Shorter term: executive must be accountable to the people, not enough time to be
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