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American Government week 4 class notes

by: Shaylyn Bradshaw

American Government week 4 class notes POL-1113-4

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American Government
C. Neal
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Shaylyn Bradshaw on Thursday September 15, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to POL-1113-4 at Southwest Baptist University taught by C. Neal in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 32 views. For similar materials see American Government in Government at Southwest Baptist University.


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Date Created: 09/15/16
Monday notes 9/12/16  ● Delegated Powers of the President:  ○ Powers congress gives to president.  ➔ New Deal program  ◆ Created during the after the great depression because of it  ◆ a promise from the national government that they will provide a standard  living to all people, so everyone will have a little something (food, shelter)   ◆ Department of homeland security  ➔ Persuasive Powers  ◆ Chief of state  ◆ Commander in Chief  ◆ Chief Diplomat  ◆ Chief Executive  ◆ Chief Legislator   ◆ Party Chief   ➔ Cabinet  ◆ Does not change when Presidents change   ◆ President has the power to fire cabinet members as well as workers  underneath it    ➔ Formal Structure of the presidency  ◆ President                        ◆ White House Staff­policy side “Inner Cabinet”                       ◆ Executive office of President (EOP)                       ◆ Cabinet     ➔ Vice president  ◆ President controls what V.P. does  ◆ Can be extremely involved to little involvement, up to president    ➔ Informal Structure  ◆ Public   ● Bully pulpit  ◆ Bureaucracy  ◆ Political party  ◆ First lady         Rating Presidents    ● Does the President  see their job as active or passive?        Positive  Negative  Active   Active­Positive  Active­Negative   *Best  *worst  Passive  Passive­Positive   Passive­Negative     ➔ George Washington  ◆ Important because he was first president, he had to form the rules and  proper procedure  ◆ Polite and dressed will in in public  ◆ Would go to dances and talk to people on the streets but never about  politics  ◆ This model was followed by the next few presidents    Wednesday 9/14/16  Test Question: what are the first  5 words of the constitution?  Answer: “We the people of the…”     ➔  George Washington  ◆ Served from 1789­1797  ➔ Andrew Jackson  ◆ Served from 1829­1837  ➔ Democratization   ◆ Value growth of democracy as a politician  ➔ Franklin D. Roosevelt  ◆  Served from 1933­1945  ◆ President for almost four full terms   ◆ Creates the bureaucracy  ◆ Social security was born as a new deal  ◆ As well as Welfare   ◆ First president to receive delegated power from congress          What makes the presidency?   These presidents each brought one of the three aspects of the presidency.     Dignified: George Washington  ● Wanted to show authority and respect to the office    Popular: Andrew Jackson  ● Made politics popular by taking into consideration the people of the  country.     Big: Franklyn D. Roosevelt   ● He expanded the government in terms of trial and error with ideas.  


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