S. Presidents 6 Flashcards

Terms Definitions
Arthur
1881
Madison
4th
John Tyler
Tenth
Bill Clinton
42
17th
Andrew Johnson
5th
James Monroe
William McKinley
1897-1901
Richard Nixon
Vietnamization
Democratic-Republican
1801-1809
Thomas Jefferson
Ronald Regan
40
30th
Calvin Coolidge
36th
Lyndon Johnson
Andrew Jackson
1829-1837
12
Zachary Taylor
James K. Polk
1845-1849
John Quincy Adams
1825-1829
John F. Kennedy
1961-1963
Buchanan
Dred Scott Decision
Grover Cleveland
1893-1897 Democrat
Woodrow Wilson Number
28
33
Harry S. Truman
29
warren g. harding
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
32
Harry S Truman
33) 1945-1953
Harding
Pardon of Eugene Debs
George Washington Fact
Revolutionary General
Foreign: Louisiana Purchase
Thomas Jefferson
Progressive Amendments (16,17,18,19)
Woodrow Wilson
James Monroe
Elizabeth Eliza Monroe
George Herbert Walker Bush
1989-1993 41.
42nd
Bill Clinton (1992, 1996) D
Thomas Jefferson
The Third President 1801-1809
James Monroe
Born: April 28, 1758
Term: 1817-1821; 1821-1825
Party: Democratic-Republican
Died: July 4, 1831
inauguration
the ceremonial induction into a position
Gridlock
A legislative "traffic jam" often precipitated by divided government. Gridlock occurs when presidents confront opposition-controlled Congresses with policy preferences and political stakes that are in direct competition with their own and those of their party. Neither side is willing to compromise, the government accomplishes little, and federal operations may even come to a halt.
Franklin Pierce
14th U.S. President. 1853-1857. Democratic
John Tyler (Whig, Independent)
1841 - 1845
When did Abraham Licoln serve president?
1861-1865
12th Amendment
brought about by the Jefferson/Burr tie, stated that presidential and vice-presidential nominees would run on the same party ticket. Before that time, all of the candidates ran against each other, with the winner becoming president and second-place becoming vice-president.
The extent to which appointed bureacrats can choose courses of action and make policies that are not spelled out in advance by laws.
Discretionary authority
Millard Filmore
Millard Fillmore was the 13th President of the United States, from 1850-1853
What amendment changed the voting method
12th Amendment
Rutherford B. Hayes
19) William A. Wheeler; 1877-1881
The primary factor influencing whether or nto a person approves or disapproves of a presidents job performance is
political party identification
imperial presidency
president is seen as emperor taking strong actions without consulting Congress or seeking its approval
Circular Structure
A method of organizing a president's staff in which several presidential assistants report directly to the president.
electoral college
the body of electors who formally elect the United States president and vice-president
John Tyler's Political Party
None (rejected from Whig Party)
commander in chief
The president's role as supreme commander of the military forces of the United States and of the state National Cuard units when they are called into federal service.
executive agencies
Federal agencies that are part of the executive branch but outside the structure of cabinet departments.
Line-Item Veto
The power of an to veto individual lines or items within a piece of legislation without vetoing the entire bill.
executive order
a rule issued by the president that has the force of law
Clinton v NYC
ruled that the line-item veto was constitutional
lame duck
a person still in office after he or she has lost a bid for reelection
executie office (eop)
created by FDR for the purpose of providing the president with a general stall to help direct the diverse activities of the executive branch (policy making)
list of order of succession
vice pres., speaker of the house, prize pro tempo., secretary of state, secretary of the treasury
Executive Office of the President
the group of White House offices and agencies that develop and implement the policies and programs of the president
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