111510 gov president intro 50mPresentation Transcript
Notebook Return Delayed: Due to illness. Please take out a separate piece of paper. You should have 2 so far: 1: Primary Election 2: General Election 3 (this one): Presidential Powers
DRAW A LINE SEPARATING TODAY & YESTERDAY 1) Write: Date: 10/15/10 , Topic: President Intro 2) Next line, write “ Opener #43 ” and then: 1) Write 1 high + 1 low in last 24 hours 2) Rate your understanding of yesterday: lost < 1-5 > too easy (3 is perfect) 3) Respond to the Opener by writing at least 1 sentences about : Your opinions/thoughts OR/AND Questions sparked by the clip OR/AND Summary of the clip OR/AND Announcements: None
Agenda 1) Wrap Up Election Sim 2) President Intro What you will be able to do: 1) So what does the president do? Reminder 1) No HW or test this week, best wishes on your college apps!
Quiz (10 Points)
Clear desk of everything except a writing tool
When done, turn quiz face down.
just the dots.
4) Quiz # 1
Review 1) Legislative Branch : Research laws, creates laws, and investigates if laws are being carried out by the executive branch 2) Executive Branch : President overseas the bureaucracy in executing the laws of Congress 3) Judicial Branch : Interprets the constitutional and laws for the country when people disagree to their interpretation.
Journ. #43a , Title “ Role of Pres ” 1) Read the 2 sides, choose 1 side, and write which you choose and explain why . 2) Then write down what your partner thinks ( include their name at the end ). 1- Early America Founders View of the President President’s ONLY has the powers specifically given to it by the Constitution. Framers meant for Congress, not the President to be #1. 5- Modern Public Opinion View of the President President’s job is take care of the country. That will require him or her to do ANYTHING , that isn’t specifically denied. Govt needs a single direction and leadership, president provides that. Choose a side, and write an argument for it.
Notes #43a , Title: “ President Notes ” 1) Daily Presidential Duties a) Head of State: Speaks for US to other nations (executive agreements + treaties) b) Commander in Chief: Directly leads military c) Chief Executive: Leads bureaucracy (appoint, EO) d) Chief Legislator: “Guides” Congress (veto, SoU) e) Economic Planner: Writes 1 st budget plan (OMB) f) Party Leader: Leads and grows their party (appoints party ppl + raises money) g) Nation’s Leader: Leads the American people
a) Head of State: Speaks for US to other nations (executive agreements + treaties)
b) Commander in Chief: Directly leads military
c) Chief Executive: Leads bureaucracy (appoint, EO)
d) Chief Legislator: “Guides” Congress (veto, SoU)
e) Economic Planner: Writes 1 st budget plan (OMB)
f) Party Leader: Leads and grows their party (appoints party ppl + raises money)
g) Nation’s Leader: Leads the American people
2) Ways President Influences Congress a) Appeal to Media/Voters: Media covers story, ppl listen to pres IF pres is popular b) Campaign For/Against Cong Rep: Pres is a powerful campaign tool c) Access to Pres/Parties: Going to the White House is persuasive. d) Do It Without Congress’ Permission: i) Use signing statements to change meaning of laws ii) Use executive orders to order the bureaucracy to do what you want iii) Order military operations (60 days)
Homework: 1) Study for Test 2 that is on Friday Journal Check: If your name is called, drop off your journal with Mr. Chiang ( if requested, points lost if your journal is not turned in )