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President jeopardy

  1. 1. Civics & Econ JEOPARDY
  2. 2. The President Qualifications & terms War and foreign policy President’s rôles 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 Checks n’ balances 100 200 300 400 500 History 100 200 300 400 500 Potpourri 100 200 300 400 500 F. J.
  3. 3. What is 35 years of age? The Constitutional age requirement for the President
  4. 4. What is a President’s term of office? 4 years
  5. 5. What is the Electoral College? Elects the President of the United States
  6. 6. What is the 22nd Amendment? Limits the President to two terms of office
  7. 7. What is the 25th Amendment? States that the Vice-president becomes the President “in case of the removal of the President from office or his death or resignation”
  8. 8. What is an executive order? Issued by the President to enforce or carry out a law
  9. 9. What is Commander-inChief? Title of the President’s constitutional war power
  10. 10. What is a treaty? Formal arrangement between the United States and another country
  11. 11. Daily Double
  12. 12. What is the War Powers Act? Passed by Congress in 1973 to limit the President’s war powers and reclaim some of its own
  13. 13. What is Most Favored Nation status [MFN]? Trade status given to another country as a reward or incentive
  14. 14. What is Chief of State or Chief Citizen? when President’s role attending the funeral of a foreign leader
  15. 15. What is legislative leader? Rôle of the President when he vetoes a bill
  16. 16. What is Chief Diplomat? Rôle played by the president when concluding an executive agreement
  17. 17. What is Chief Executive? Rôle of President when carrying out the law
  18. 18. What is Chief Administrator? Rôle of the President when hiring, firing and running the Executive bureaucracy
  19. 19. What is to appoint justices to the Supreme Court bench? How the President influences the Supreme Court for many years
  20. 20. What is impeachment? The means by which a President can be removed from office
  21. 21. What are ways the President can influence legislation? Veto, threaten to veto, appeal directly to the American people, make deals with members of Congress
  22. 22. What is Senate approval? Needed to enact Presidential appointments and treaties
  23. 23. What are the President’s judicial powers? Pardon, amnesty, stay, and reprieve
  24. 24. What was the Vietnam War? The event that led to passage of the War Powers Resolution
  25. 25. Who was Franklin D. Roosevelt? The only President to serve more than two terms
  26. 26. What was the resignation of Richard Nixon? The reason Gerald Ford became President
  27. 27. Who was John F. Kennedy? President during the Cuban Missile Crisis
  28. 28. Who were John / John Quincy Adams, and George Bush, Sr. / George Bush, Jr.? The two father-son President combinations
  29. 29. What is Article Two of the Constitution? The part of the Constitution that establishes the office of President of the United States
  30. 30. Daily Double
  31. 31. What is the State of the Union Address? Formal speech in which the President informs Congress on the condition of the nation
  32. 32. What is a 2/3 majority vote in both the House and Senate? How Congress can override a President’s veto
  33. 33. What is the Judicial Branch? The branch of the federal government that has no successors to the Presidency
  34. 34. What are trade sanctions? Economic tool the President can use to punish or persuade another nation
  36. 36. CATEGORY History
  37. 37. The policy of government programs FDR proposed to lift the nation out of the Great Depression
  38. 38. What was the New Deal?