You will learn the qualifications of a President. You will be able to describe the roles a president has.

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1. You will learn the qualifications of a President. You will be able to describe the roles a president has.

2. Requirements for President Person must be a natural born citizen. Be at least 35 years of age. Live in the U.S. for at least 14 years.

3. Medical & Dental care Travel & Entertainment funds Lifetime pension of $143,800/year Widow’s get a pension of $20,000/year Camp David in Maryland

4. $400,000 per year $50,000/year expense account

5. The White House 132 rooms 18.3 acres Over 30 domestic staff Swimming Pool, Movie theater, Bowling ally, tennis courts Yacht Planes Air Force One Helicopters & other planes

6. Roles of the President Chief of State Chief Executive Chief Administrator Chief Diplomat Chief of party Commander in Chief Chief Legislator Chief Citizen After Slide show video. Can you recognize which roles are being portrayed in the following segment? Video: Constitutional Roles of the President (1:06) Segment contains: Presidents performing their functions as Chief of State, Chief executive, Chief legislator, Chief Diplomat and Commander in Chief. After Slide show video. Can you recognize which roles are being portrayed in the following segment? Video: Constitutional Roles of the President (1:06) Segment contains: Presidents performing their functions as Chief of State, Chief executive, Chief legislator, Chief Diplomat and Commander in Chief.

7. Chief of State Ceremonial head of state. In some countries the head of state does not rule - in England for example. Entertain foreign dignitaries, attend weddings and funerals of foreign officials. After Ceremonial head of State Play: Ceremonial - images of President throwing out the first baseball, posing with sports figures, and meeting with foreign dignitaries. After Entertain foreign dignitaries….. Play - Receiving Ambassadors - Carter with Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping of China.After Ceremonial head of State Play: Ceremonial - images of President throwing out the first baseball, posing with sports figures, and meeting with foreign dignitaries. After Entertain foreign dignitaries….. Play - Receiving Ambassadors - Carter with Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping of China.

8. Chief Executive Power is very broad - in both domestic and foreign affairs. Makes the presidency one of the most powerful offices in the world. After Slide Play - Supreme Court nominations - President Johnson announcing his appointment of Thurgood Marshall as an Associate Justice. Presidential Pardons - Carter pardons draft evaders and military deserters. Carrying Out Laws- Kennedy sending National Guard to enforce the school desegregation law.After Slide Play - Supreme Court nominations - President Johnson announcing his appointment of Thurgood Marshall as an Associate Justice. Presidential Pardons - Carter pardons draft evaders and military deserters. Carrying Out Laws- Kennedy sending National Guard to enforce the school desegregation law.

9. Chief Administrator The President directs an administration that employs over 3 million people and spends around $1.6 trillion every year!

10. Chief Diplomat Main builder of foreign policy. Appoints Ambassadors. The nations spokesperson to the rest of the world. After first Bullet Play: Making Treaties - Carter signing the Panama Canal Treaty in 1977 After second bullet play: Appointing Ambassadors - Spokesman for Reagan announcing the appointment of Richard Stone as Ambassador-at-large to Central AmericaAfter first Bullet Play: Making Treaties - Carter signing the Panama Canal Treaty in 1977 After second bullet play: Appointing Ambassadors - Spokesman for Reagan announcing the appointment of Richard Stone as Ambassador-at-large to Central America

11. Commander in Chief The President is in charge of the armed forces. The military is subject to the President’s direct and immediate control. Before first bullet play: Declaring War - Roosevelt asking Congress to declare war after Pearl Harbor. Waging War - Truman announcing the dropping of the Atomic Bomb. After 1st bullet(in charge of armed forces) play: Controlling the Military - Truman relieving MacArthur of his command National Guard - Eisenhower calling the National guard for school desegregation in Arkansas. After 2nd bullet(subject to his control) play: Military Buildup - Johnson ordering more troops to Vietnam. Reserve Call-up - Bush calls reserves during Persian Gulf War. Before first bullet play: Declaring War - Roosevelt asking Congress to declare war after Pearl Harbor. Waging War - Truman announcing the dropping of the Atomic Bomb. After 1st bullet(in charge of armed forces) play: Controlling the Military - Truman relieving MacArthur of his command National Guard - Eisenhower calling the National guard for school desegregation in Arkansas. After 2nd bullet(subject to his control) play: Military Buildup - Johnson ordering more troops to Vietnam. Reserve Call-up - Bush calls reserves during Persian Gulf War.

12. Chief Legislator Main architect of public policies. Sets the overall shape of the congressional agenda. Approves or rejects legislation After 1st bullet (Main architect) play: Call for Legislation - Johnson calls for legislation to eliminate barriers to the right to vote; led to the Voting Rights Act of 1965 Proposing Laws - Roosevelt proposing to lower the drat age to 18 After 2nd bullet (sets the shape) play: Convening Congress - Bush says he is prepared to call a special session After 3rd bullet (approves/rejects) play: Approving Legislation - Nixon signing the Indian Land Act of 1970 Vetoing Legislation - Reagan vetoing the Clean Water Act of 1987After 1st bullet (Main architect) play: Call for Legislation - Johnson calls for legislation to eliminate barriers to the right to vote; led to the Voting Rights Act of 1965 Proposing Laws - Roosevelt proposing to lower the drat age to 18 After 2nd bullet (sets the shape) play: Convening Congress - Bush says he is prepared to call a special session After 3rd bullet (approves/rejects) play: Approving Legislation - Nixon signing the Indian Land Act of 1970 Vetoing Legislation - Reagan vetoing the Clean Water Act of 1987

13. Chief of Party Leader of the political party that controls the executive branch. Not a constitutional role! Side 2 After 1st bullet (leader of Political Party) play: Standard Bearer - President as candidate, supporter of other candidates and as the voice of the party.Side 2 After 1st bullet (leader of Political Party) play: Standard Bearer - President as candidate, supporter of other candidates and as the voice of the party.

14. Chief Citizen The representative of all U.S. Citizens. Should work for the interest of all Americans. Not mentioned in the Constitution.

15. After leaving office $96,000/year for office help Free mailing services, free office space Lifetime secret service

16. Presidential Succession Vice President Speaker of the House President Pro Temp Before 1st bullet play: Presidential Vacancy - Assassination of President Kennedy 25th amendment Before 1st bullet play: Presidential Vacancy - Assassination of President Kennedy 25th amendment

17. Presidential Succession Secretary of State Secretary of the Treasury Secretary of Defense Attorney General Secretary of the Interior Secretary of Agriculture Secretary of Commerce Secretary of Labor Secretary of Health & Human Services Secretary of HUD Secretary of Transportation Secretary of Energy Secretary of Education Secretary of Veterans Affairs

18. Summary Requirements for President Roles of the President Pay & Benefits of the President Presidential Succession

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