Chapter 13 The Presidency

 

Section 1 The President’s Job Description

 

Political Dictionary

 

  1. Chief of State-

 

 

  1. Chief Executive-

 

  1. Chief Administrator-

 

  1. Chief Diplomat-

 

  1. Commander-in-Chief-

 

  1. Chief Legislator-

 

  1. Chief of Party-

 

  1. Chief Citizen-

 

Key Points-

 

Qualifications

 

 

Term of President

 

 

Pay and Benefits

 

 

Section 2 Presidential Succession and the Vice Presidency

 

Political Dictionary

 

  1. Presidential Succession-

 

  1. Presidential Succession Act of 1947-

 

  1. Balance the Ticket-

 

Key Points

 

Presidential Disability

 

The Vice Presidency

 

Section 3 Presidential Selection: The Framers’ Plan

 

Political Dictionary

 

  1. Presidential Electors-

 

  1. Electoral Vote-

 

  1. Electoral College-

 

  1. Define 12th Amendment

 

Section 4 Presidential Nominations

 

Political Dictionary

 

  1. Presidential Primary-
  1. Winner-Take-All-
  1. Proportional Representation-
  1. National Convention-
  1. Platform-
  1. Keynote Address-

Key Points

 

Role of Conventions

 

Presidential Primaries

 

Proportional Representation

 

Evaluation of the Primaries

 

Reform Proposals

 

Caucus-Convention Process

 

Section 5 The Election

 

Political Dictionary

 

  1. District Plan-

 

  1. Proportional Plan-

 

  1. Direct Popular Election-

 

  1. Electorate-                                                                          

 

5.  National Bonus Plan-