The Presidency 19

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20.          To faithfully execute the laws of the land, the presidency was assigned executive power that was mostly undefined.  There was a general understanding during the Constitutional Convention that a president would need to supervise a bureaucracy composed of skilled, knowledgeable personnel who could help implement the laws of the land. This understanding was not spelled out.

Image: Rutherford B. Hayes, by Mathew Brady

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