Presidential Pamphlet hour 2

Marina Lezer, Sarah Olson

1. Constitutional Requirements:

  • - You have to be a citizen of the United States.
    - You must be at least 35 years old.
    - You must be a us resident for 14 years before running for president.
    -You can not be elected more than twice. Or more than two years for each term.

3. Constitutional Powers of the President

+ Serve as commander in chief of all U.S. armed forces
+ Commission officers of the armed forces
+ Grant pardons and reprieves from Federal offenses (except impeachments)
+ Convene special sessions of Congress
+ Receive foreign ambassadors
+ Take care that Federal laws are faithfully executed
+ Wield the "executive power"
+ Appoint officials to lesser offices

+ Make treaties
+ Appoint ambassadors, judges, and higher officials

+ Approve legislation