The Executive Branch


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Use Ben's Guide  and the textbook to find all the information you need!

 

What is the main purpose of the Executive Branch?

 

Vocabulary

  1. Veto
  2. Pocket Veto
  3. Line-Item Veto
  4. Cabinet

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE PRESIDENT

  1. What are the qualifications for becoming President?
  2. What does the 22nd Amendment say?
  3. How many Presidents have there been?

 

POWERS OF THE PRESIDENT

Use Ben's Guide to learn about the many roles the President must fulfill.  Categorize his jobs in the chart below:

Commander-in-Chief Legislator Executive Judge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

THE CABINET

  1. How do you get to be a member of the Cabinet?
  2. What are the 2 oldest Cabinet posts?
  3. What are the 2 newest Cabinet posts?
  4. What Cabinet post do you think has the most impact on your life today?  Why?

 

THE ORDER OF SUCCESSION

Who gets to be President if something happens to the President?  The Order of Succession determines who will be president if a major (and extremely unlikely) problem arises. 

Name the people who are in the 18 spots for succession, starting with the Vice-President.  Include their names and titles. 

Scary, isn't it?

 

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