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

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