President Pamphlet

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Qualifications to be president

Age and Citizenship, Only natural born citizens can serve as president. You have to be at least 35 years of age and a citizen of the United States for at least 14 years.

Salary, benefits and perks of presidency

As of 2001 the salary for presidential position is at $400,000.

When you leave the White House after your presidency your still on the government pay roll receiving a annual pension of $200,000.

Your perks consist of, having personal assistants, outside amenities (south lawn), ground transportation, security an advance team,

Constitutional powers

1.) Make treaties

2.) Take care that the laws be faithfully executed.

3.) Nominate and appoint ambassadors, judges of the Supreme Court and all other officers of the United States.

4.)Have power to grand reprieves and pardons.

5.) Give to Congress information of the state of the union.

6.) Recommend to their consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient.

7.) Fill up all vacancies during the recess of the Senate.

8.) Take care that the laws be faithfully executed.

9.) Commission all the officers of the United States.

10.) Be commander in chief of the Army and Navy when called into service.


Executive power: Appoint power, Removal power.

Diplomatic power: Make treaties, executive agreements

Legislative power: reprieve, communicate and pardon

Judicial power: recommend legislation, sign or veto a bill, call congress into a special secession

Judicial Power

I feel that judicial power is the most important power of them all. With this power you have the right to sign or veto bills, you have the right to make a bill become a law. As well with this power you have the right to call congress into successions.

Five leadership qualities and skills

1.) Be able to do good decision making

2.) Conflict resolution

3.) Trust between government and people

4.) Motivation

5.) Be able to give a good vision

Roles of the president

Party leader: Most powerful official within a political party.

Commander in chief: Head of state or officer in supreme command of a country's armed forces.

chief executive: top ranking corporate position.

Chief of state: Titular head of a nation as a distinct from the head of the government.

Chief diplomat: Makes foreign policy of United States.

Chief legislator: Congress has actual power to make laws.