What does it take to run for the presidency of the United States? <ul><ul><li>AP Bridge U.S. History & Civics </li></ul></...
Constitutional Qualifications <ul><li>What does the U.S. Constitution say </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Natural-born U.S. Citizen ...
Constitutional Duties & Powers <ul><li>Commander in Chief </li></ul><ul><li>Make suggestions to Congress, and enforce laws...
Constitutional Duties & Powers <ul><li>Head of State – what does this mean? </li></ul><ul><li>Receive foreign dignitaries ...
What else should be considered? <ul><li>Age? </li></ul><ul><li>Religion? </li></ul><ul><li>Gender? </li></ul><ul><li>Educa...
Who are they? <ul><li>1) Mitt Romney </li></ul><ul><li>2) MLK, Jr. </li></ul><ul><li>3) Eleanor Roosevelt </li></ul><ul><l...
What about Vice-President <ul><li>What are the constitutional qualifications? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Same as president – wh...
What about Vice-President <ul><li>What do presidential candidates look for in a running mate? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contra...
Who are they? <ul><li>Democrats </li></ul><ul><li>Evan Bayh </li></ul><ul><li>Joe Biden </li></ul><ul><li>Hillary Clinton ...
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Running For President

  1. 1. What does it take to run for the presidency of the United States? <ul><ul><li>AP Bridge U.S. History & Civics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mr. Veliz </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Constitutional Qualifications <ul><li>What does the U.S. Constitution say </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Natural-born U.S. Citizen – What does this mean? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>At least 35 years of age </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reside in the U.S. for at least 14 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Article II, Section 1 </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Constitutional Duties & Powers <ul><li>Commander in Chief </li></ul><ul><li>Make suggestions to Congress, and enforce laws passed by Congress </li></ul><ul><li>Report to Congress on the State of the Union </li></ul><ul><li>Appoint cabinet members, justices, and ambassadors </li></ul><ul><li>Pardon for offenses against the U.S. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Constitutional Duties & Powers <ul><li>Head of State – what does this mean? </li></ul><ul><li>Receive foreign dignitaries and sign treaties with foreign countries </li></ul><ul><li>Article II, Sections 2-3 </li></ul>
  5. 5. What else should be considered? <ul><li>Age? </li></ul><ul><li>Religion? </li></ul><ul><li>Gender? </li></ul><ul><li>Education? </li></ul><ul><li>Character? </li></ul><ul><li># Children? </li></ul><ul><li>Previous Occupation? </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Appearance? </li></ul><ul><li>Personality? </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnic Background? </li></ul><ul><li>Marital Status? </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Health? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Who are they? <ul><li>1) Mitt Romney </li></ul><ul><li>2) MLK, Jr. </li></ul><ul><li>3) Eleanor Roosevelt </li></ul><ul><li>4) Barack Obama </li></ul><ul><li>5) John McCain </li></ul><ul><li>6) FDR </li></ul><ul><li>7) Arnold Schwarzenegger </li></ul><ul><li>8) Condi Rice </li></ul><ul><li>9) George W. Bush </li></ul><ul><li>10) Hillary Clinton </li></ul>
  7. 7. What about Vice-President <ul><li>What are the constitutional qualifications? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Same as president – which are? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What are the constitutional duties of VP? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>President of the Senate – what does this mean? </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. What about Vice-President <ul><li>What do presidential candidates look for in a running mate? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contrast to candidates own qualifications: age, experience, ideological, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electoral votes (swing states) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Issue strengths (Ex: foreign policy) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No baggage </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Who are they? <ul><li>Democrats </li></ul><ul><li>Evan Bayh </li></ul><ul><li>Joe Biden </li></ul><ul><li>Hillary Clinton </li></ul><ul><li>Tim Kaine </li></ul><ul><li>Bill Richardson </li></ul><ul><li>GOP </li></ul><ul><li>Mitt Romney </li></ul><ul><li>Charlie Crist </li></ul><ul><li>Mike Huckabee </li></ul><ul><li>Tim Pawlenty </li></ul><ul><li>Bobby Jindal </li></ul>

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