The President and the Executive Branch

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Within this book you will learn how the president is elected, what the president's duties are, and who runs the country if the president becomes ill or disabled. Also explained are the origins of the presidency, the daily workings and structure of the executive branch, its relationship to the rest of the government, and examples from history that highlight the various roles and powers of the president and Cabinet.

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The President and the Executive Branch: How Our Nation Is Governed

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Within this book you will learn how the president is elected, what the president's duties are, and who runs the country if the president becomes ill or disabled. Also explained are the origins of the presidency, the daily workings and structure of the executive branch, its relationship to the rest of the government, and examples from history that highlight the various roles and powers of the president and Cabinet.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781464401749
  • Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/2012
  • Pages: 104
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Executive Branch Chart 6

1 The Presidency in Action: The Cuban Missile Crisis 7

2 Origins of the Presidency 16

3 Duties of the President 20

4 Foreign Affairs, Vice Presidents, and Official Staff 38

5 How the President Is Chosen 69

6 How a President Is Removed From Office 74

7 Running the Country When the President Is Sick 81

Glossary 89

Chapter Notes 91

Further Reading 97

Internet Addresses 98

List of Presidents 99

Index 101

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  • Anonymous

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    Government

    Some words not spaced correctly but very imforative. If intrested in U.S government get it!

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