Zach Loring & Erik Eichstadt
Benefits of becoming a president
Qualities of a great President
Powers of the President!
Under the Constitution the President has the following abilities...
-Command the armed forces
-Ask for the written opinion of the cabinet
-Issue Executive Orders (pretty much laws!)
-Grant reprieves and pardons
-Issue the State of the Union Address
These are the most important parts of the Presidents job. His executive powers allow him to carry out the majority of is duties and allow him to address concerns as he sees fit.
-Make treaties (with the approval of the Senate)
-Sign or veto legislation
-Convene or adjourn Congress
-Appoint vacancies when Congress is in recess