US Politics- The Executive

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  • Created on: 18-06-17 17:07
Give 4 Presidential Powers?
Nominate Executive officials and federal judges, Commander-in chief, Sign/veto legislation, Power of pardon
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Give 2 Vice-presidential powers?
Breaks tied vote in the Senate, next in line to presidency
2 of 10
Give 5 factors that president's will take into account when selecting a balanced cabinet
Region, Race, Gender, Age, Ideology
3 of 10
What does Imperial presidency mean?
Describes presidential actions that give them excessive power, e.g Lyndon Johnson's Gulf of Tonkin resolution
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Give 2 examples of 'Imperial presidents'
Nixon and LBJ
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Give 2 examples of 'imperilled presidents'
Ford and Carter
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Give 4 limitations on the President's power
Public opinion, Supreme Court's judicial review, Congress can impeach, Difficulty of Federal Bureaucracy
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Name 3 ways in which presidential persuasion can be used
He can make personal phone calls, offer assistance with legislation that benefits the member's district, president can offer endorsements ahead of election.
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Name 3 functions of the Federal Bureaucracy
Executing laws, creating policy rules, adjudication
9 of 10
Name 3 problems of the federal bureaucracy
Often wasteful, 'Iron triangles', agencies tend to focus on individual goals than the goals of whole administration
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Give 2 Vice-presidential powers?

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Breaks tied vote in the Senate, next in line to presidency

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Give 5 factors that president's will take into account when selecting a balanced cabinet

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What does Imperial presidency mean?

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Give 2 examples of 'Imperial presidents'

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