By: David Simpkins and Matt Denman
Requirements to Become President
No Person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any Person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States.
Perks of Being a President
Free housing and transportation
Annual pension, health care, and office paid after leaving office
Stays on government payroll
Constitutional powers granted to the President
2: commission all military officers of the U.S.
3: make treaties with advice and consent of the senate
4: receive ambassadors
5: appoint ambassadors, federal judges, and Supreme Court justices
6: grant pardons and reprieves
7: deliver the annual state of the Union address
8: appoints heads of executive departments
9: call either or both houses of confess into special session
10: ensure that all laws passed by congress are carried out
Commander in chief is the most important because he has the say in all military orders.
2. Must be able to take the views of all of the population while making big decisions.
3. Has to be an intelligent person
4. Must be able to create a goal that can be understood by the general population
5. Must be able to make quick decisions on important topics
The six roles of the president
- These roles are: (1) chief of state, (2) chief executive, (3) chief administrator, (4) chief diplomat, (5) commander in chief, (6) chief legislator, (7) party chief, and (8) chief citizen. Chief of state refers to the President as the head of the government. He is the symbol of all the people.