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  • GO #9 Executive Branch The Executive Branch is headed by the __President__ of the United States. He is the chief __executive__ officer of the nation. To date, there has been _44_ presidents. They are elected every _4_ years. Presidents serve a _4 year term and have a limit of _2_ terms (_22_nd Amendment). They are elected by the ____Electoral College_.1.Executes  the  laws  of  the  land  2.  Prepares  an  annual  budget  for  Congressional  action   Executive Branch Powers3.  Appoints  cabinet  officers,  ambassadors,  and  federal  judges  4.  Administers  the  Federal  Bureaucracy   MAJOR  POWER   ENFORCE  LAWS  Roles of the President Chief Executive Commander-in-Chief Head of the executive branch of Head of the nation’s armed forces Government Chief Diplomat Chief Legislature Architect of American foreign policy Proposer of the legislative agenda
  • Chief of State Chief of Party Ceremonial head of the government Leader of the political party that controls the executive branch Chief Citizen Chief Economic Planner Representative of all of the people Creates budgets, plans economic policies Judicial Powers Appoints judges, pardons, reduces punishment Organization and AdministrationAdministration: Team of executive branch officialsBureaucracy: Organization of Government into departments, agencies, and offices Executive Office Executive Departments Independent AgenciesAdvise the President, White Largest part of the branch, Around 60, Under direct controlHouse Staff, Vice helps fulfill duties, of the President, Executive Agencies (NASA, EPA),President, Special Advisory departments (Department Regulatory Commissions – 12Groups of State), led by formed by Congress to make Secretaries (Secretary of and carry out rules (FCC, CPSC), State), must be approved Government Corporations –act by Senate, form cabinet, like private business to make a profit (USPS) Policy Advisors to POTUSExecutive  Branch  Checks   Ways  the  Executive  Influences  legislation  Over  Legislative   Over  Judicial   1.Propose  legislation  in  an  annual  speech  to  Propose  legislation   Appoints  judges   Congress  (State  of  the  Union  Address)  Prepares  and  annual  budget   2.  Appealing  directly  to  the  people  Call  special  sessions  of  Congress   3.Approving  or  vetoing  legislation  Vetoes  legisations   4.  Appoint  officials  who  carry  out  the  laws