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Directions. 1) Complete the Anticipation Activity-first page of packet!. A B C D E F 1 2 3 1 2 3 2 1 1 3 3 2 3 3 2 2 1 1. Task List a.

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directions
Directions
  • 1) Complete the Anticipation Activity-first page of packet!
task list a

ABCDEF

1 2 3 1 2 3

2 1 1 3 3 2

3 3 2 2 1 1

Task List a
  • ____ Lead weekly meetings where I ask the leaders of the government offices (called agencies) for their advice on how to handle the country’s most difficult problems.
  • ____ Give my yearly “State of the Union” speech on what’s happening in the U.S., which is broadcast live on television.
  • ____ Decide whether to approve or reject a bill that I believe would help millions of people, but would cost a lot of money.
task list b

ABCDEF

1 2 3 1 2 3

2 1 1 3 3 2

3 3 2 2 1 1

Task List B
  • ____ Follow the Constitution and the law even if I disagree with it.
  • ____ Decide whether to send more troops into war knowing that some will die, but it will keep the country safe.
  • ____ Make sure the IRS (the government agency that collects taxes) collect’s people’s taxes correctly, so the government has money to do its job.
task list c

ABCDEF

1 2 3 1 2 3

2 1 1 3 3 2

3 3 2 2 1 1

Task List C
  • ____ Answer difficult questions from reporters at a press conference where I’m asking Congress to do more.
  • ____ Try to negotiate an agreement with another country that would reduce both countries’ nuclear weapons.
  • ____ Choose a new Supreme Court justice because someone on the Court is retiring.
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Directions
  • Read Article 2-Section 1, Section 2, & Section 3 along with Article 1-Section 7—second page of packet!
  • Complete the matching-third page of packet!
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Matching

Presidential Powers Listed in the Constitution:

The President’s Responsibilities

  • 1.____ Lead weekly meetings where I ask the leaders of the government offices (called agencies) for their advice on how to handle the country’s most difficult problems.
  • D. Ask his advisors, who lead parts of the government, for their opinion on different issues
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Matching

Presidential Powers Listed in the Constitution:

The President’s Responsibilities

  • 2. ____ Give my yearly “State of the Union” speech on what’s happening in the U.S., which is broadcast live on television.
  • I. Update Congress on how things are going in the country
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Matching

Presidential Powers Listed in the Constitution:

The President’s Responsibilities

  • 3. ____ Decide whether to approve or reject a bill that I believe would help millions of people, but would cost a lot of money.
  • J. Sign (approve) or veto (reject) bills from Congress
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Matching

Presidential Powers Listed in the Constitution:

The President’s Responsibilities

  • 4. ____ Follow the Constitution and the law even if I disagree with it.
  • B. Must live by the Constitution
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Matching

Presidential Powers Listed in the Constitution:

The President’s Responsibilities

  • 5. ____ Decide whether to send more troops into war knowing that some will die, but it will keep the country safe.
  • C. Commander in Chief of the military
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Matching

Presidential Powers Listed in the Constitution:

The President’s Responsibilities

  • 6. ____ Make sure the IRS (the government agency that collects taxes) collect’s people’s taxes correctly, so the government has money to do its job.
  • A. Power to carry out the laws
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Matching

Presidential Powers Listed in the Constitution:

The President’s Responsibilities

  • 7. ____ Hold a press conference where I ask Congress to do more.
  • H. Make recommendations to Congress about what bills to work on
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Matching

Presidential Powers Listed in the Constitution:

The President’s Responsibilities

  • 8. ____ Decide whether to let someone go from jail because there is new evidence the trial was unfair, even though I don’t know if the person is guilty of the crime.
  • E. Can pardon someone for a crime, which gets them out of jail or stops the death penalty
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Matching

Presidential Powers Listed in the Constitution:

The President’s Responsibilities

  • 9. ____ Try to negotiate an agreement with another country that would reduce both countries’ nuclear weapons.
  • F. Can make treaties with other countries (with Senate approval)
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Matching

Presidential Powers Listed in the Constitution:

The President’s Responsibilities

  • 10. ____ Choose a new Supreme Court justice because someone on the Court is retiring.
  • G. Can choose new Supreme Court justices (with Senate approval)
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Directions
  • 1) Complete the fill in the blank-fourth/last page of the packet!
fill in the blank
Fill in the Blank
  • The Department of _________________ works to protect the country against terrorism and make sure the borders are safe.

Homeland Security

  • The Department of _______________ makes the money, tries to help the economy, and collects taxes.

Treasury

  • The Department of ______________ includes all parts of the US military, like the Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Force, and its mission is to protect the United States across the world.

Defense

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Fill in the Blank
  • 4. The Department of _________________ tries to enforce federal laws, prevent crime, and punish those convicted of crimes.

Justice

  • 5. The Department of _______________ supports farmers, makes sure our food is safe, and gives recommendations about good nutrition

Agriculture

  • 6. The Department of ______________ provides health insurance such as Medicare, tries to keep people healthy from things like the flu, and supports finding cures for diseases.

Health and Human Services

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Fill in the Blank
  • 7. The Department of _________________ is responsible for federal highways, the railroads, and drivers’ safety.

Transportation

  • 8. The Department of _______________ provides funding to public schools and helps students pay for college.

Education

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Directions
  • Read through statements then decide…
  • Thumbs Up=True/Agree/Yes
  • Thumbs Down=False/Disagree/No
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Thumbs Up/Thumbs down
  • Defend and protect the Constitution.

Yes

  • Draft laws and pass them.

No

  • Commander in Chief of the armed forces

Yes

  • Decide who wins court cases.

No

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Thumbs Up/Thumbs down
  • 5. Execute laws that have been passed

Yes

  • 6. Tell Congress what laws it must pass

No

  • 7. Recommend laws for Congress to consider

Yes

  • 8. Ask for advice from department heads

Yes

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Thumbs Up/Thumbs down
  • 9. Make treaties without approval

No

  • 10. Nominate Supreme Court judges

Yes

  • 11. Nominate ambassadors

Yes

  • 12. Appoint a governor for each state

No

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Thumbs Up/Thumbs down
  • 13. Approve or reject laws that have been passed

Yes

  • 14. Pardon a politician who has been impeached

No

  • 15. Receive ambassadors from other countries

Yes

  • 16. Give a speech to Congress about the State of the Union

Yes