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Voters and political parties became additional sources of presidential power and accountability.
The Presidency Quiz 2
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The power to pardon creates some overlap in the powers of the presidency and those of the court.
The Presidency 25
The Twentieth Amendment largely removed the need for power to convene or adjourn Congress.
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The president was to participate in law-making, with Congress in the lead.
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The framers gave the President limited supervisory power.
The Presidency – Quiz 1
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The Written Opinion Clause appears to limit the President in several ways.
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The Constitution is silent on the related presidential power to remove.
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Several framers worried the power of appointment could be abused.
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To faithfully execute the laws of the land, the presidency was assigned executive power that was mostly undefined.
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Faithfully executing the laws of the land is one of the most important obligations of the presidency.
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The framers feared that a president could be seduced by a foreign power to harm the country.
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The framers feared a president could be seduced by a foreign power.
The Presidency 15
The President’s war powers were quite constrained.
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The President would be fully empowered to act in defense of the nation.
The Presidency 13
The framers agreed that the President would command the armed forces – with several explicit reservations.
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The President was to have five main responsibilities.
The Presidency 11
“All civil Officers of the United States” defines who is subject to impeachment.
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The framers were clear that the President was to be accountable to Congress.
Two candidates for governor stand together, calling for civility among voters.
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Some of the framers wanted an Executive Council to advise and bind the President.
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The framers decided power was to be divided between the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government.
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The framers agreed to establish a strong, flexible presidency that would be constrained against tyrannical behavior.
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Insulating the President from election politics was a big part of the framer’s strategy.
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The framers wanted a presidency that served the common good.
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The framer’s fear of incapacity was balanced by their fear of tyranny.
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The framers wanted to avoid the tyranny that absolute power brings.
The Presidency 1
When the framers created the presidency, they were intent on solving two trust-related problems.