THE PRESIDENCY. Unit Four Chapters 13 & 14. The Roots of the Office of President of the United States. Distrust of the King Articles of Confederation & Exec Branch What did its’ failure mean? Framers new thoughts… What did we do? “You may call me, Mr. President.”.
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13 & 14
Qualifications for Office
Terms of Office
Commander in Chief
Voice of the People/Chief Citizen
Chief LegislatorPresidential Roles
The President must carry out all laws.
The Ordinance Power
The Appointing Power
The Removal Power
The Power to Make Treaties
The Power of Recognition
Can’t declare war
Military with no war??
Peace, Vietnam & KoreaThe President’sExecutive Powers Diplomatic Powers
Suggests annual budgets
Recommends special legislation to Congress
Can veto legislation
Can call special sessions of Congress
Can adjourn Congress if the two houses cannot agree on a date for adjournment
Grant reprieves and pardons in cases involving federal law.
Reduce sentences, or fines, imposed by a court.
Grant amnesty, or a general pardon, to persons who have violated the law.The President’s Legislative Powers Judicial Powers