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What is an example of an Executive order?
Immigration 2014. Gave undocumented minors citizenship.
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What is an example of an executive agreement?
Iran deal 2015. 47 Republicans wrote a letter saying it was not an official treaty as it had not gone through the senate so it isn't binding.
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Who's idea was the Dual presidency?
Wildavsky. (Weak at hom, strong abroad)
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Who's idea is the imperial predency?
Schleisinger. (Bush with war on terror)
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War powers resolution 1973
The president can only commit soldiers to war for 60 days without informing congress. - gives the a lot of unconstitutional powers. limitless with drones - act outdated.
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How many of Obamas appointments had not been confirmed within the first 6 months?
Over 50% (difficullt to run counrty without them)
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How many of Bushs vetos were overriden under divided government?
1/3
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What is an example of an Obama veto?
Keyston XL pipeline. (2015)
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what are the 4 powers of the Vice President?
1.Presiding officer of the senate.2. Announces Electroral college votes. 3. First in the line of succession 4. acting present
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Who are the past 4 Vice Presidents
Joe Biden, Dick Cheeny, Al Gore, Dan Quayle
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How many Vice Presidents have become presidents?
14. 9 from succession, 4 went straight to office from being VP. (Bush), and Nixon had a break between being VP until he ran for president.
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How much did Bush's approval decrease?
62% down to only 36%
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How much did Clinton's approval rating increase in the 2nd term?
from 50% to 60%
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What was the Case-Zablocki Act? 1973
Have to tell congress about exxecutive agreements within 60 days. - not much power.
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