Katelyn Powell Casady Opie Ronnie Martinez Matthew Mitchell
Head of State
Examples of Responsibilities: Awarding medals to the winners of college scholarships, congratulating astronauts on their journey into space, greeting visitors to the White House, and Making a patriotic speech on the Fourth of July.
Examples of Responsibilities: Appointing someone to serve as head of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), holding a Cabinet meeting to discuss government business, and reading reports about problems of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
Commander in Chief
Examples of Responsibilities: Inspecting a Navy yard, deciding, in wartime, whether to bomb foreign cities, and calling out troops to stop a riot at the request of the state's legislature or governor.
Examples of Responsibilities: Traveling to London to meet with British leaders, entertaining Japanese diplomats in the White House, and writing a message or a letter to the leaders of Russia.
One of the best examples of President Carter serving his role as Chief Diplomat was the Camp David Accords. The Middle East great strategic importance to the United States, because of its oil reserves. Over 30 years before the Carter Administration, Israel and its neighbors experienced 4 wars and continuing conflict. President Carter attempted to create a diplomatic framework for coexistence and cooperation among the nations of that region. From September 5th to September 17th, 1978, Jimmy Carter met with President Anwar al-Sadat and Prime Minister Menachem Begin of Israel at the Presidential retreat, Camp David to negotiate a peace settlement.
Examples of Responsibilities: Inviting members of Congress to lunch in the White House, signing a bill of Congress, and making a speech in Congress.
Examples of Responsibilities: Meeting with economic advisers to discuss ways to reduce unemployment and meeting with business and labor leaders to discuss their needs and problems.
Examples of Responsibilities: Choosing leading party members to serve in the Cabinet and traveling to California to speak at a rally for a party nominee to the U.S. Senate.