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 CHAPTER 7:  PRESIDENCY:--POSITION OF STRENGTH OR WEAKNESS?                 

Pages 182-183, 186F, 192-211, (including 199F, and  208, footnote), 258, 274, 304, 802F, 807                                                                 

KEY DATES

                A.  1865:  Civil War is ended President Lincoln assassinated/Jim Crow laws require segregation

 

              B.  1929:  Stock market crash begins the Great Depression that leads to the F.D.R.’s  New Deal

             

                C.  1945:  F.D.R. dies/ World War II ends/atomic age begins/United Nations is founded in S.F.

 

                D.  1954:  Brown  v. Board  of Education  of Topeka, Kansas  overturns  Plessy v. Ferguson

 

PRESIDENTIAL ABBREVIATIONS, SLOGANS AND ADMINISTRATIONS (pages 186F, 199F, 802)

 

                A.   Theodore Roosevelt /T.R.------ (R)  -----------------     Square Deal/New Nationalism, p. 802           

                B.   Woodrow Wilson/W. W.  ------ (D) -----------------     New Freedom, p. 802

                C.    Franklin D. Roosevelt/F.D.R.     (D) -----------------     New Deal, pp. 274, entire page; 802

                D.    Harry  S. Truman/H.S.T. ------ (D) -----------------     Fair Deal, p. 802

                E.    John F. Kennedy/J.F.K. ------- (D) -----------------      New Frontier, p. 802

                F.    Lyndon B. Johnson/L.B.J.  ---- (D) -----------------     Great Society, pp. 274, top; 802

 

VICE PRESIDENCY (pages 192-194)

                A.    Vice Presidents who became  President after the New Deal

                                1.  Truman (D)   ----------------------------------          served with F.D.R.

                             2.  Nixon (R)     ----------------------------------           served with Eisenhower/Ike

                                3.   Johnson (D)    --------------------------------         served with J.F.K.

                                4.   Ford (R)     ------------------------------------         served with Nixon

                                5.   Bush (R)     ------------------------------------        served with Reagan

                B.     Other  vice presidents and vice presidential nominees:  chosen to “balance” ticket?

                                1.   Geraldine Ferraro (D) -----------------------       ran with Mondale in 1984

                                2.   Spiro Agnew (R)  ----------------------------       served with Nixon

                                3.   Nelson Rockefeller (R) ----------------------      served with Ford               

                                4.   Al Gore (D) -----------------------------------       served with Clinton

 

IMPEACHMENT  (page 208, including footnote, and pages. 122, 258, 304)                                            

                A.     Who impeaches?  Who may be impeached?  Has a President been impeached?

                B.      Who tries the individual who has been impeached?  Who has been tried?

                C.      What follows conviction?  Has a President ever been convicted?  Has a federal judge?

               

RELIGIONS OF PRESIDENTS AND OF MEMBERS OF CONGRESS (page 158F)

 

CHOICES OF A PRESIDENT RECEIVING LEGISLATION FROM CONGRESS (pages  197-198)

                A.       Do  something

                                1.  Sign bill  within 10 days (bill becomes law)

                                2.  Return bill to Congress /veto (possible override of  veto by Congress by 2/3 vote )

                                3.  Item veto/line item veto (Not allowed to the president; allowed to some governors)

                B.        Do nothing

                                1.  Allow a bill to become law without signature after 10 days while Congress in session

                                2.  Pocket veto of a bill sent to the President within last 10 days of Congress’s session

 

EXECUTIVE CLEMENCY:  reprieve/delay; commutation/shortening; pardon (or amnesty)/restoration of rights

 

PAGES FOR CHAPTER 8 (184-188,  191-192, 209F) AND CHAPTER 16 (187-188, 200-202)

http://www.whitehouse.gov/WH/glimpse/presidents/html/presidents-plain.html

http://www.ripon.edu/dept/pogo/Presidency/Pres.List.HTML                  

http://www.ipl.org/ref/POTUS

http://www.chapman.edu/nixon

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