President For United States


  • 35 years old or older.
  • resident for 14 years.
  • natural born citizen.



  1. Be honest
  2. Loyal
  3. Caring

  • Military background
  • Graduated from a college
  • serve time in the national legislative
  • living in the white house
  • travel anywhere

Roles and Duties of the President

chief executive - He decides how the laws of the United States are to be enforced and chooses officials and advisers to help run the Executive Branch.
  • Appointing someone to serve as head of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
  • Holding a Cabinet meeting to discuss government business
  • Reading reports about problems of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Chief Diplomat - The president decides what American diplomats and ambassadors shall say to foreign governments. With the help of advisers, the president makes the foreign policy of the United States.
  • Traveling to London to meet with British leaders
  • Entertaining Japanese diplomats in the White House
  • Writing a message or a letter to the leaders of the Soviet Union
Commander in Chief - The president is in charge of the U.S. armed forces: the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines. The president decides where troops shall be stationed, where ships shall be sent, and how weapons shall be used. All military generals and admirals take their orders from the President.

  • Inspecting a Navy yard
  • Deciding, in wartime, whether to bomb foreign cities
  • Calling out troops to stop a riot
Legislator leader - Only Congress has the actual power to make laws, but the Constitution gives the president power to influence Congress in its lawmaking. Presidents may urge Congress to pass new laws or veto bills that they do not favor.

  • Inviting members of Congress to lunch in the White House
  • Signing a bill of Congress
  • Making a speech in Congress
Economic leader - In this role, the president is concerned with such things as unemployment, high prices, taxes, business profits, and the general prosperity of the country. The president does not control the economy, but is expected to help it run smoothly.

  • Meeting with economic advisers to discuss ways to reduce unemployment
  • Meeting with business and labor leaders to discuss their needs and problems
Party leader - In this role, the president helps members of his political party get elected or appointed to office. The president campaigns for those members who have supported his policies. At the end of a term the president may campaign for reelection.

  • Choosing leading party members to serve in the Cabinet
  • Traveling to California to speak at a rally for a party nominee to the U.S. Senate
Head of State - a person who serves as the symbolic leader of the country and represents the nation. In the United States, the president both leads the government and acts as the chief of state, although this is not the case in many countries.

Judicial Leader - He appoints judges to the supreme court as well as other federal courts, and can issue pardons and reprieves.