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  1. Congress is broken down into
    Senate and House of Reps. Congress means BOTH OF THESE
  2. Dominant view until the depression
    Literalists (Taft)
  3. The Literalist view believed the president should only have ___________ powers
    Enumerated
  4. *LED
    Literalists, Enumerated, (view until) Depression. LED is NOT powerful
  5. View of A. Wildavsky
    Strong foreign policy president, much weaker domestic
  6. Neustadt
    The President as an institution is WEAK. They have to use their personalities to build coalitions
  7. Who is known for predicted the political demise of Nixon
    Barber
  8. *WILD, NEUTER, GET A HAIRCUT BARBER
    Wild- Foreign. Neutering weakens an animal. Nixon needs a haircut
  9. The best presidents who are the best are classified as
    ACTIVE, POSITIVE
  10. President's term of office
    4 years
  11. Which amendment limits a president to 2 terms or up to 10 years
    22nd
  12. The 22nd amendment limits a president to _____ terms or up to _______ years
    2; 10
  13. Who impeaches the president of "High Crimes and Misdeameanors."
    HoR
  14. *HoR eats
    Peaches
  15. These 2 presidents have been impeached
    Clinton, Johnson
  16. If there is a VP vacacny, (1) who nominates a new VP? (2) who must VP be confirmed by and (3) which amendment is this in ?
    • -1- President
    • -2- BOTH houses
    • -3- 25th
  17. The VP has both 25
    How's that gonna help me memorize the previous card
  18. How many electoral votes are needed to win
    270/538
  19. If no candidate receives a majority of electoral votes, who selects the winner
    HoR
  20. HoR eats peaches at the
    College
  21. What does the president also do besides his chief executive role
    • -1. Performing ceremonial tasks
    • -2. Symbolizing national unity
  22. How are treaties made
    With the advice and consent of the senate
  23. Martha's advice, S-ovens consent
    To eat treats
  24. Can a president recognize foreign nations
    Yes
  25. Constitutionally, who declares war
    Congress- both HoR and Senate
  26. Who executes war
    President
  27. Congo said war, president executed
    K
  28. The attempt made by congress to reassert its war making power (hasn't done any meaningful thing though)
    War Powers Resolution
  29. The most powerful check on congress by the president is the
    VETO
  30. How many vetoed bill have been overidden by congress
    4
  31. How is a veto overriden
    2/3rds majority BOTH houses
  32. BOTH HOUSES
    • -2/3rds majority to override a veto in both
    • - VP confirmation
    • - Constitutionally, both needed to declare war (doesn't happen)
  33. President who cast the most vetoes in history. How many? How many overriden
    Roosevelt, 635, 9
  34. What has been around since the Washington Administration but is not mentioned in the cabinet
    Cabinet
  35. Who heads the departments
    Secretary
  36. Who is the secretary nomiated by. Confirmed by?
    President. Confirmed by senate
  37. SENATE
    • - Confirm the Secretary
    • -Advice and Consent for Treaties
  38. Model to maximize efficiency
    Competitive
  39. Starndard, most common model of staffing
    Formalistic
  40. Who is the most powerful advisor
    Chief of Staff
  41. What is the most democratic (no, not like the party) advisory system
    Collegial Kennedy
  42. Presidential Press Conferences Per Year- LEAST?
    Reagan- 6 in a year
  43. HoR
    • - Select winner if electoral college tie (which has only happend 4 times)
    • - Impeach president

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