Obtaining a majority of the electoral votes.
Having resided in the United States for at least 14 years.
Being a natural-born citizen.
Being at least 35 years old.
Being a member of a political party.
I and III only.
II and IV only.
I,II,III, and IV.
The Chief of Staff
The White House cook
The National Security Advisor
The vice president
The press secretary
Exercise a line item veto after signing the bill.
Send it directly to the Supreme Court for judicial review.
Veto it, sending it back to Congress with the reasons for rejecting it.
Let it become law after ten working days by not doing anything to it.
Not sign it after Congress adjourns, exercising a pocket veto.
II and III only
III and IV only
I, II, III, and IV
Using the power and influence of his office to exert pressure.
Calling upon members of his cabinet to influence legislation.
Using his veto power to reject legislation.
Signing a piece of legislation into law.
Taking a trip to a foreign country to sign a treaty.
A sharp increase.
A sharp decrease.
A slight increase.
A slight decline.
No change at all.
An imperial presidency
A presidency that refuses to react to the threat of foreign problems
A presidency facing a recession
A president who vetoes the majority of legislation sent to him
Agency officials often have political support from interest groups.
Agency staff often have information and technical expertise that the president and presidential advisers lack.
The president can only fire agency appointees if the Senate agrees.
Civil servants who remain in their jobs through changes of administration develop loyalties to their agencies.
Congress often competes for influence over federal agencies.
Council of Economic Advisors
Federal Trade Commission
Department of Commerce
Office of Management and Budget
Presidential authority to raise revenue.
Presidential access to the media.
Precedents set during previous administrations.
Transfers members who oppose the bill to unpopular committees
Denies campaign funds to members who oppose the bill
Threatens to deny renomination to members who oppose the bill
Threatens to veto a different bill that enjoys bipartisan support in Congress
Makes a direct appeal to the public
The nature of the commitment of United States Marines to a peace-keeping role in Bosnia.
The amount of financial aid to the Contras of Nicaragua.
The timing of naval maneuvers off the coast of Libya.
The appointment of the Joint Cheifs of Staff.
The legality of extraditing foreign agents responsible for acts of terrorism.
The president has little latitude in choosing cabinet members.
Cabinet members have little political support independent of the president.
Cabinet members are usually drawn from Congress and retain loyalties to Congress.
The loyalties of cabinet members are often divided between loyalty to the president and loyalty to their own executive departments.
The cabinet operates as a collective unit and individual members have limited access to the president.