To become a member of the executive branch?

Executive Branch

Info. on who runs it and what they do

  • makes sure that laws of the United States are obeyed
  • is run by the President
  • the President also gets help from the Vice President, Cabinet members, and heads of independent agencies

What is The Role of The Executive Branch in the Law Making Process?

The role of the Executive Branch in the law making process is

The President has 10 days to sign the bill he can

a) sign the bill

b) veto the bill

c) refuse to sign the bill

The Vice President role is to

a) signs the bills once they are ready to be passed on to the President

b) be the tiebreaker vote if needed


  1. You have to be a natural born citizen of the United States
  2. You must be at least 35 years of age
  3. You have to be a resident of the the United States for at least 14 years

How Long You Would Serve

  • The President serves for 4 years and can serve 2 terms
  • The Cabinets do not serve for a certain amount of time, they are there at the pleasure of the President (they can ask to resign though)

People You'll Work With

Understanding The Role of The President

The Presidents job as head of the Executive Branch is-


  • Chief of State
The President is an example to the people of America
  • Chief Executive
He oversees's departments and agencies
  • Chief Administrator
The President officials and meets with the Vice President, Cabinets, and Joint Chief of Staff
  • Chief Diplomat
Makes foreign policy's of the United states (the advisors helps him with this)
  • Commander in Chief
Is in charge of the armed forces
  • Chief Legislator
The President can also indicate new laws
  • Party Chief
The President can help candidates get elected in office
  • Chief Citizen

The president has to represent the people


  • they make laws official
  • the President is elected by the country and serves a four-year term.
  • approves and carries out laws passed by the legislative branch
  • they appoint and official cabinet members
  • he negotiates treaties, acts as head of state and commander in chief of the armed forces.

Understanding The Role of The Vice President

The Vice Presidents job as second head of the Executive Branch is-


  • cast the tie breaking vote when the Senate is in a deadlock
  • presides over and certify the official vote in the U.S. Electoral College
  • to preside over the impeachment trails of federal office
  • to perform certain duties that the President or the Congress assigns

How Can I Be Elected for President?

  1. The first step to running for President is to meet the eligibility guidelines

  2. The second step is to start preparing for the election a year before

  3. Then after you prepare for the election, you announce your candidacy

  4. After announcing candidacy, you campaign and fundraise

  5. Then they hold primary election in January, to 1 candidate from each party

  6. Then the final election happens in November, and the President is annouced

What Departments Make Up The Cabinets?

There are 15 types of departments that make up

  1. Department of State
  2. Department of the Treasury
  3. Department of Defense
  4. Department of the Interior
  5. Department of Agriculture
  6. Department of Commerce
  7. Department of Labor
  8. Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  10. Department of Transportation
  11. Department of Environment
  12. Department of Education
  13. Department of Veteran Affairs
  14. Department of Homeland Security
  15. Department of Justice