Chapter 13. The Power of the American Presidency. Roles of the President Powers of the President Electing a President. Jumpstart Assignment. Describe the following political cartoon. Today’s Agenda. Jumpstart Notes: Ch. 13, Sec. 1 and 2 Presidential Roles Hats The Heartbeat Job.
The Power of the
82% of British ancestry
77% college educatedDemographic Characteristics of U.S. Presidents
Ooh, they’re red, white and blue.
And when the band plays, “Hail to the Chief,”
Ooh, they point the cannon at you, lord,
It ain’t me, it ain’t me, I ain’t no senator’s son, son.
It ain’t me, it ain’t me, I ain’t no fortunate one, no.
Some folks are born silver spoon in hand,
Lord, don’t they help themselves, oh.
But when the taxman comes to the door,
Lord, the house looks like a rummage sale, yes,
It ain’t me, it ain’t me, I ain’t no millionaire’s son, son.
It ain’t me, it ain’t me, I ain’t no fortunate one, no.Fortunate SonRecorded by Creedence Clearwater Revival (1969)
Ooh, they send you down to war, lord,
And when you ask them, “How much should we give?”
Ooh, they only answer more! more! more! yo,
It ain’t me, it ain’t me, I ain’t no military son, son.
It ain’t me, it ain’t me, I ain’t no fortunate one, one.
It ain’t me, it ain’t me, I ain’t no fortunate son, son.
It ain’t me, it ain’t me, I ain’t no fortunate son, no, no, no.Fortunate SonRecorded by Creedence Clearwater Revival (1969)
Christmas at the White House, 2004
Queen Elizabeth and President Reagan, 1983
President Kennedy speaks at Berlin Wall, 1963
President Clinton with Janet Reno, the first female Attorney General,
President Bush holds cabinet meeting
in October, 2005
President Johnson decorates a soldier
in Vietnam, October, 1966
President Bush aboard U.S.S. Lincoln, May, 2003
President Clinton delivers the State of the Union Address, 1997
President Roosevelt signs into law the Social Security Act, 1935
President Reagan & Vice-President Bush accepting their party’s nomination in 1980
President Bush at Ground Zero after 9-11
Vice-President Johnson sworn in aboard Air Force One
after President Kennedy’s assassination, 1963
President Lincoln during the Civil War, 1862
President Roosevelt and the “Bully Pulpit,” 1910
Presidential succession is the plan by which a presidential vacancy is filled.
1) Vice President
2) Speaker of the House
3) President Pro Tempore
____ 1. The vice president is also the president of the Senate.
_____2. The vice president is also head of the judicial branch and presides over the Supreme Court.
____ 3. The vice president and cabinet are part of the legislative branch.
____ 4. The vice president is first in the line of succession to the presidency.
____ 5. The Constitution notes only one official role for the vice president.
____ 6. The qualifications for the vice presidency are not the same as those for the presidency.
____ 7. The vice president administers the oath of office to the president.
Describe the following political cartoon. How does it relate to the power of the President and Vice President?
Notice for Japanese “relocation,” 1942
- Party platform is established – basic principles and beliefs of the party