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  1. 1. POLITICS PRESENTATIONSFOR A-LEVEL, IN MULTIMEDIASKI PARASKOS, 2001LEFT CLICK OR PRESS SPACEBAR TO ADVANCE, PRESS P BUTTONTO GO BACK, PRESS ESC BUTTON TO END
  2. 2. POLITICSPRESENTATIONSUS President& Cabinet1111
  3. 3. 2222 KEY FEATURES
  4. 4. 3333FUNCTIONSKEY FEATURES
  5. 5. 4444Head of StateHead of StateFUNCTIONSCeremonial role& representingthe nationas a wholeKEY FEATURES
  6. 6. 5555Head of GovernmentHead of GovernmentHead of StateHead of StateFUNCTIONSChairs cabinet& co-ordinatescivil serviceKEY FEATURES
  7. 7. 6666Commander-in-chiefCommander-in-chiefHead of GovernmentHead of GovernmentHead of StateHead of StateFUNCTIONSAlthough onlyCongress candeclare warKEY FEATURES
  8. 8. 7777Legislative VetoLegislative VetoCommander-in-chiefCommander-in-chiefHead of GovernmentHead of GovernmentHead of StateHead of StateFUNCTIONSCongress canoverturn by 2/3KEY FEATURES
  9. 9. Federal AppointmentsFederal Appointments8888Legislative VetoLegislative VetoCommander-in-chiefCommander-in-chiefHead of GovernmentHead of GovernmentHead of StateHead of StateFUNCTIONSSenate must approveKEY FEATURES
  10. 10. 9999 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
  11. 11. 10101010 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
  12. 12. 11111111 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONSThe President is elected by thepeople separately from Congressand so has his/her own authority
  13. 13. 12121212 BALANCE OF POWER
  14. 14. 13131313 BALANCE OF POWERTHE CABINET
  15. 15. 14141414 BALANCE OF POWERTHE CABINETAppointments approved by Senate,resignations embarrassing, but tendto deal bilaterally with President
  16. 16. 15151515 BALANCE OF POWEREXECUTIVE OFFICE
  17. 17. 16161616 BALANCE OF POWEREXECUTIVE OFFICEWHITE HOUSEOFFICEAppointed by President to advise(outside normal checks and balances)
  18. 18. 17171717 BALANCE OF POWEREXECUTIVE OFFICEWHITE HOUSEOFFICECouncil ofEconomic AdvisersNational SecurityCouncilOffice ofManagement& BudgetOffice ofPolicyDevelopment
  19. 19. 18181818 BALANCE OF POWERCONGRESS
  20. 20. 19191919 BALANCE OF POWERCONGRESSCharting a legislative coursecan be difficult, especiallyif Congress is controlledby the other party ...
  21. 21. 20202020 BALANCE OF POWERCONGRESSCharting a legislative coursecan be difficult, especiallyif Congress is controlledby the other party ...
  22. 22. 21212121 BALANCE OF POWERCONGRESSOn the other hand, the Presidentcan veto legislation and hasthe power of patronage
  23. 23. 22222222 BALANCE OF POWERCONGRESSThere was much talk of growingPresidential power, but Watergate& Impeachment show the limits
  24. 24. 23232323 BALANCE OF POWERCONGRESSA legislative programme can onlyprogress if Congress & Presidentare agreed, so negotiation is needed
  25. 25. 24242424 BALANCE OF POWERCONGRESSThere will therefore have to be“trade-offs” and deals, withmutual support for certainBills, or certain appointments

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