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  • 1. THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
    • The Executive Office of the President
    • established in Article II of the Constitution
  • 2. The Executive Branch of the United States is headed by the President
    • It also includes the Vice President, the President's Cabinet, and all Executive Agencies
  • 3. CONSTITUTIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE PRESIDENCY (II, 1, 5)
    • must be 35
    • a natural born U.S. citizen
    • must have lived in the country for 14 years
    • the only expressed, or written, qualifications in the Constitution
  • 4. The President has many roles, sometimes called the "hats" of the President                                                                               
  • 5. Chief Executive
    • makes sure that federal laws are enforced, appoints officials, issues executive orders and pardons
    • (II, 2, 1-2)
  • 6. Chief Diplomat
    • responsible for dealing with other countries, making treaties, appointing ambassadors
    • (II, 2, 2)
  • 7. Chief Legislator
    • proposes many laws to Congress, tries to push them through, veto power, can call a special session of Congress
  • 8.
    • head of the armed forces of the United States, sends troops to other countries
    • (II, 2, 1)
    Commander in Chief
  • 9. Chief of Party
    • leader of his or her political party
  • 10. Chief of State
    • symbol of the country
  • 11. THE VICE PRESIDENT
    • an important position!
    • President of the Senate - only votes in case of a tie
    • Successor to the Presidency if the President is unable to continue (death, illness, crazy)
    • Partially determines Presidential disability
  • 12. THE PRESIDENT’S CABINET the heads of the Executive Departments Executive departments were established to concentrate on certain issues Article II, Section 2
  • 13. THE PRESIDENT’S CABINET TWO ROLES DEPARTMENTAL AND ADVISORY
  • 14. CABINET RANK MEMBERS
  • 15.  
  • 16. But wait … there’s more
    • Council of Economic Advisers
    • Council on Environmental Quality
    • Domestic Policy Council
    • National Economic Council
    • National Security Council (NSC)
    • Office of Administration
    • Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
    • Office of Global Communications
    • Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
    • Office of National AIDS Policy
    • Office of National Drug Control Policy
    • Office of Science and Technology Policy
    • Office of the United States Trade Representative
    • President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board
    • USA Freedom Corps Volunteer Network
    • White House Military Office
  • 17. INDEPENDENT AGENCIES
    • Also part of the executive branch
  • 18. Regulatory commissions that protect the public interest by controlling certain types of businesses and industries
    • FOR EXAMPLE
    • Federal Communications Commission, National Labor Relations Board, Federal Reserve System, Securities Exchange Commission
  • 19. Government corporations businesses run by the federal government
    • FOR EXAMPLE
    • The U.S. Postal Service
    • Amtrak
  • 20. Independent executive agencies agencies outside of the Cabinet that oversee a single area
    • FOR EXAMPLE
    • National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Central Intelligence Agency, Migratory Bird Conservation Committee
  • 21. Independent agencies and regulatory commissions are controlled by the President, who is the head of the Executive branch. There are many people employed by the Executive branch - in fact, about 3 million!!!!
  • 22.