Mr. Kohl

Government

Chapter 13 Outline

 

Section 1 (p. 354)

 

I.                     President’s Roles

 

A.      Chief of State

 

B.       Chief Executive

 

C.       Chief Diplomat

 

D.      Commander in Chief

 

E.       Chief Citizen

 

F.       Chief Administrator

 

G.       Chief Legislator

 

H.      Chief of Party

 

I.         Relations of Roles

 

II.                   Formal Qualifications

 

A.

 

B.

 

C.

 

III.                 President’s Term

 

A.      Two Term Tradition

 

B.       22nd Amendment 1951

 

IV.                 Pay and Benefits

 

Section 2 (p. 359)

 

I.                     Presidential Succession

 

-8 Presidents

 

                >Assassinated

                >Died

 

A.      Line of Succession

-Presidential Succession Act of 1947

 

1.                             3.                             5.                             7.                             9.                            

2.                             4.                             6.                             8.

 

II.                   Presidential Disability

 

A.      25th Amendment

 

1.        Vice Presidential Vacancy:

 

2.        Presidential Disability

 

III.                 Vice President

 

A.      Role of the Vice President

 

1.

2.

3.

4.

 

Section 3 (p. 365)

 

-Presidential Selection

 

I.                     Original Constitutional Provisions

 

A.      Electoral College Plan

 

1.        State choose

 

2.        Number of electors

 

a.        Total electoral votes

 

3.        How worked

 

II.                   Impact of the Rise of Parties

 

A.      Election of 1800

 

B.       12th amendment

 

Section 4 (p. 368)

 

I.                     Role of Conventions

 

A.      Convention Arrangement

 

B.       Apportionment of Delegates

 

C.       Selection

 

II.                   Presidential Primaries

 

A.      Presidential Primary

 

B.       States

 

III.                 Caucus-Convention Process

 

IV.                 National Convention

 

V.                   Who is Nominated

 

A.      Incumbent

 

B.       Political Experience

 

C.       Other characteristics

 

Section 5 (p. 377)

 

I.                     Electoral College Today

 

-When election occurs

 

A.      Choosing Electors

 

1.        Who?

 

2.        Exception

 

3.        Winner

 

4.        In December

 

5.        Need _____ to win?

 

a.        If not?

 

III.                 Flaws

 

A.      Problem of Representation

 

1.

 

2.

 

B.       “Unpopular”

 

C.       Independent

 

IV.                 Electoral College Reforms

 

A.      Proportional Plan

 

B.       District Vote

 

C.       Direct Vote