Final Vocab By cesar Arredondo

Chief of state-the chief public representative of a country who may also be the head of government

Chief Administrator- is the term for the president as head of the administration

chief Diplomat-the role of the president in recognizing foreign governments, creating treaties and making powerful agreements

Chief legislator-the role of president enforcing making laws

Presidential Succession-the vice president takes over when the president is somewhere else or hospitalized

National Bonus Plan-maintains the Electoral College voting system awards bonus votes to the winner of the popular vote

Imperial Presidency-is a term describing the modern presidency of the united states.

Executive Order-an order having the force of law issued by the president of the U.S. to the army, navy, or other part of the executive branch

treaty- is a written agreement between two parties

Recognition-is a unilateral political act with domestic and international legal consequences

Line item Veto-is the power of an executive authority to nullify or cancel specific laws but not fully vetoing it.

Pardon-a decision from the government to allow a person who has been convicted from a crime that he did to be set free.

Commutation-is the reduced changed to a persons sentenced.

Domestic Affairs-are administrative decisions that are directly related to all issues

Foreign Policy-a policy pursued by a nation in its dealings with other nations

Chief Executive- the president is vested with the executive power of the US.

Chief of party- the president is the leader of that persons political party.

Commander in Chief-The role of the United States president as highest ranking officer in the armed forces

Chief of citizen- president is a representative to the people.

Presidential Succession Act of 1947- the president or the vice president is not allowed to discharge the powers of the office.

Executive order- enforcing laws that have been issued by the president.

Oath of office-is the oath that the president takes before becoming the president of the united states.

Ordinance power- a power to enforce a law, a statue, or a regulation enacted by a municipal corporation.

Executive Agreement-an agreement entered into between a foreign government and the executive branch of the United States

Persona no grata- a foreign person whose entering or remaining in a particular country is prohibited by that country's government.

Reprieve-to give temporary relief to a person or thing.

Clemency-The grant by the president or by the governor of a state of an amnesty, pardon, or reprieve

Amnesty-A pardon extended by the government for a political offense.

Foreign Affairs-Affairs concerning international relations and national interests in foreign countries.


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