The Seven Hats of the President!. A look at US Presidential roles. Chief Executive Chief Diplomat Chief of State Commander in Chief. Legislative Leader Judicial Leader Political Party Leader. Presidential “HATS”. Chief Executive. As Chief Executive, it is the job of the President to:
A look at US Presidential roles
As Chief Executive, it is the job of the President to:
Demonstrating the role of Chief Executive George Washington appointed the first cabinet which included Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson who often fought with each other.
As Chief Diplomat, the President:
As Chief Diplomat, Thomas Jefferson arranged the Louisiana Purchase with Napoleon of France. This doubled the size of the United States.
Louisiana Purchase signed in 1803.
As Commander in Chief, the President:
After the attack at Pearl Harbor President Franklin Roosevelt asked Congress for a Declaration of War against Japan.
As Legislative Leader, the President:
Proving to be a Legislative Leader, Jefferson signed into law the bill that banned the importation of slaves beginning January 1, 1808.
As Judicial Leader, the President:
Why don’t they like me?!
Sam’s my man.
As Political Party Leader, the President:
I know how to party!
On the following slides, choose the best answer. GOOD LUCK!
Chief of State.
Commander in Chief.
Supreme Court Justices.
Political Party Leader
is to support their political party.
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