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Cards (45)

Section 1

(45 cards)

Mass Media

Front

Forms of communication, especially radio, TV, and the internet

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Chief Diplomat

Front

The main architect of American foreign Policy & the nations chief spokesperson to the rest of the world

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Federal Buudget

Front

Very Detailed estimate of receipts and expenditures during the next fiscal year

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Reprieve

Front

The postponement of the execution of a sentence

Back

District Plan

Front

Electors are chosen in each state the same way as members of congress

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Domestic Affairs

Front

All matters not directly connected to the realm of foreign affairs

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Executive Agreement

Front

Pact between President and head of a foreign state

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Persona Non Grata

Front

Unwelcome person

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Chief of State

Front

The ceremonial head of the government of the United States, the symbol of all the people of the nation

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Treaty

Front

Formal agreement between two or more Sovereign States

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Recognition

Front

Acknowledgement of legal existence of a country and its government

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Electoral College

Front

The group of people chosen from each state to formally select the president and vp

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National Bonus Plan

Front

Awards extra electoral votes as a bonus to the winner of the popular vote

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Pardon

Front

Legal forgiveness for a crime

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Executive Office of the President

Front

Organization of several separate agencies staffed by most of the president's closest advisers and assistants

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Chief Executive

Front

Vested by the constitution with the executive power

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Electoral Votes

Front

Casted by presidential electors to vote for president & VP

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Sectretary

Front

In charge of a government department

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Chief Citizen

Front

President is expected to be "the representative of all the people" -work for and represent the public interest

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Winner-Take-All

Front

The candidate who won the preference vote automatically won the support of all delegates chosen at primary

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Clemency

Front

Mercy or leniency

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Presidential Succession Act of 1947

Front

Law states the VP is next in line, then the Speaker of the House, the President Pro Temp ore of the Senate and then the Secretary of State, and then each of the other 14 Heads of the cabinet department

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Presidential Electors

Front

Choose the President & VP

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Executive Article

Front

The executive power shall be vested in a president of the United States of America

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Electorate

Front

The mass of people who can cast votes in a election

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Oath of Office

Front

Sworn by the president on the day he takes office

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Attorney General

Front

The principal officer who represents a country or a state in legal proceedings and gives legal advice to the government

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Direct Popular Election

Front

Each vote would count equally in national result; winner elected from majority choice

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Chief Administrator

Front

Director of the huge executive branch of the Federal Government

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National Conventions

Front

The meetings at which the delegates vote to pick their presidential and vice presidential candidates.

Back

Executive Order

Front

Directive, rule or regulation that has the effect of law

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Presidential Primary

Front

An election in which a party's voters choose some or all of a state party organization's delegates to their party's national convention and/or express a preference among various contenders for their party's presidential nomination

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Fiscal Year

Front

12 month Period used by government and business for record keeping, budgeting, and other financial management puropses

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Chief Legislature

Front

Main architect of its public policies -as chief legislature, the president initiates, suggests, requests,insists & demands that congress enact much of its major legislation

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Commander in Chief

Front

1.4 Million Men and women in uniform & the nations entire military arsenal are subject to the presidents direct and immediate control

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Chief of Party

Front

Acknowledged leader of the political party that controls the executive branch

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Line-Item Veto

Front

Urged that the president be given the power to cancel specific dollar items in spending bills enacted by congress

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Proportional Plan

Front

Each presidential candidate would receive same share of a state's electoral vote as he or she received in the state's popular vote.

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Proportional Representation

Front

Any candidate who wins at least 15% of the votes cast in primary gets the number of percent of the states delegates

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Ordinance Power

Front

The power to issue these orders

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Executive Departments

Front

One of the oldest primary units of the executive branch of the federal government of the United States

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Amnesty

Front

a blanket pardon offered to a group of law voilators

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Presidential Succession

Front

The scheme by which a presidential vacancy is filled

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Commutation

Front

The power to commute the length of a sentence or a fine imposed by court

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Balance the Ticket

Front

Someone who the presidential Candidate Picks that will strengthen his chance of being elected.

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