Life or good behavior
Appointing judges to the federal courts
Actually, all of the above are judicial powers
Natural born citizen
14 year resident
35 years old
Chief of party
President Pro Tempore
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Win a majority of the popular vote
Win a majority of the vote of Congress
Win the primary
Win the majority of the electoral vote
A and D
The president declares war.
The president has 48 hours to engage troops without telling Congress.
The president can engage troops for up to 60 days without a declaration of war.
After 60 days, the president can have a maximum of a 30 day extension to bring troops home.
Line item veto
Dept. of Defense
Dept. of Veteran's Affairs
Dept. of Education
Dept. of Homeland Security
Dept. of State
Defense- handling our war efforts
Veteran's Affairs-help those that have served
Interior- protect our natural resources
Health and Human Services- disease outbreaks
State- handles our nation's financial system
More diverse than before
Less diverse than before.
Preside over the Senate and vote if there is a tie.
Handle foreign affairs.
Stay out of the president's way.
Run the entire cabinet.
Preside over the Supreme Court and vote if there is a tie.
There have been 4 occasions where the popular vote winner did not equal the electoral vote winner.
There are 12 large states that could help a candidate win the electoral college . These states are called the "dirty dozen".
Illinois has 30 electoral votes and is part of the dirty dozen.
If there is a tie or there is not a clear winner for President in the electoral college, the election will go to the House of Representatives. (This has happened twice!)
Every state no matter how small is guaranteed 3 electoral votes b/c every state has two Senators and at least one Representative.
Chief of state
Chief of party