Study Guide

Executive Branch & Presidents Concepts

The Presidency

Only 3 formal qualifications for presidency: 35 years old, native-born citizen, resident for...

The Presidential Election Process

Presidents are chosen by Electoral College Constitution established convoluted system; each...

Growth of Presidential Power

Presidents have become more powerful over timeIf you do win, the power rush is huge. The...

The Cabinet and Executive Agencies

Presidents oversee huge federal bureaucracy Power is delegated to cabinet officials, who oversee...

The Power of Appointment

President has power to appoint key officials in all executive departments and agencies US Senate...

The State Department and the Growth of American Foreign Policy

Secretary of State is most prestigious cabinet official Executive branch is most powerful in...

Limits on Presidential Power

Vietnam War and Cold War spy scandals caused Congress to reassert its power over foreign affairs...

The Unitary Executive

G.W. Bush argued that "unitary executive" power exempted him from most congressional...

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