POLI201 Chapter 7 Notes
POLI201 Chapter 7 Notes POLI 201 -001
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Chapter 7 Important Term Definition/Main Idea Political PositionsHistorical Events Presidency Executive Branch of government Outlined in Article 2 of the Constitution Executive Positions Under the President Cabinet: secretaries and chief administrators of major governmental departments White House Staff: advisors and analysts Executive Office of the President (EOP): permanent agencies under the president that perform management tasks Vice President: exists to either succeed the President if death occurs or to break a tie breaking vote in the Senate Powers Expressed Powers Powers stated in the constitution that are given to the president Categories of Power o Military Commander in Chief: president = highest military authority o Judicial Reprieves: punishments that are cancelled or postponed Pardon: president forgives someone of a previous crime and cancels their punishment for the crime Amnesty: pardon provided for multiple/groups of people o Diplomatic Executive Agreement: a contract between the president and another country that does not have to be approved by the Senate o Executive May nominate executive and judicial officials Executive Privilege: confidential communications between president and advisors are to remain private unless he provides the consent to release them o Legislative Provides information to Congress Veto Power Pocket Veto: President takes no action towards a bill Lineitem Veto: President vetoes a specific line or provision stated in a bill Delegated Powers Constitutional powers exchanged between government agencies President receives greater authority from the power to appoint agency officials Inherent Powers Powers inferred from the constitution that are claimed by the president War Powers Resolution: reasserted that President can declare war Legislative Initiative: President can bring a legislative agenda before Congress Executive Order: rule or regulation passed by the President to help restructure legislation Historical Transition of Presidential Powers The Legislative Epoch (18001933): Congress used to dominate national policy making The New Deal: expanded the role of the President to regulate more areas of the federal government and function as chief executive Going Public: a tactic used by Presidents to accumulate more popularity through public appearances both in person and through mass media o Increased the importance of personal characteristics and skills of the President Administrative State Regulatory Review: reviewing agency regulations before producing an official policy Signing Statement: President announces when a bill is signed into a law