PRESIDENTIAL POSITION PROCURABLE!

MAN OR WOMAN FOR TOP GOVERNMENT POSITION

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⠀⠀⠀⠀the powers of the president are located in Article 2 of the United States Constitution
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REQUIREMENTS

  • born in the United States
  • 35 years of age
  • resided in the Unites States for at least 14 years
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DUTIES, ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Chief Diplomat:
  1. directs foreign policy
  2. makes executive agreements (agreements with foreign leaders that are not approved by Congress)

  • Chief Executive:
  1. in charge of the fifteen cabinet departments
  2. can make executive orders (a rule or command that has the force of law and does not have to be approved by Congress) ex. Japanese American Internment: President Roosevelt's Executive Order #9066

  • Commander-in-Chief
  1. in charge of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard (all military factions)
  2. can order American soldiers into battle

  • Legislative Leader
  1. signs bills into law (veto power)
  2. leads the legislative program in the annual State of the Union Address


  • Head of State
  1. ceremonial role (represents America at special occasions and ceremonies)
  2. acts as a symbol of the United States of America

  • Economic Leader

  1. goal: help the country's economy prosper
  2. deals with unemployment inflation and high taxes
  3. plans the federal government's budget every year


  • Party Leader
  1. viewed as the leader of his/her political party
  2. selects party's national chairperson

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COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • the president makes $400,000 annually since 2001
  • he/she also receives extra money for expenses and travel
  • benefits: Camp David (country retreat), fleet of special cars, helicopters and airplanes