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Warm up 11/13/13 Primary/Secondary 1.Text book 2.A exact copy of the Declaration of Independence 3.A photograph 4.Ring 5.A book that details the events of WWI 6.A book of letters from World War II 7.Time magazine that includes a brief interview with President Obama 8.Play book from World Series in 1950
Power Notes Chapter 14 Sec 2 1.The Legislative Branch 2. Members of Congress 3. The Senate 4. 2 reps from each state total members 4. Qualifications years old 5. citizen of US for 9 years 5. resident of the state they represent 4. elected by the people 5. 6 year term 4. Vice President is President of the Senate 5. does not vote unless there is a tie
3. House of Representatives 4. Qualifications years old 5. citizen for 7 years of US 5. Resident of state they represent 4. elected 2 year term 4. population determines number of Representatives 5. members HOR reapportioned every 10 years 4. Speaker of the House – majority party 4. Ga. Has 13 Representatives and 13 districts
P2. How Congress operates P3. 4 types of committees P4. Standing, select, conference, and joint P3. Standing committee P4. monitor the work of federal agencies and dept. P5. Agriculture P3. Select P4. deal w/ specific issues P5. Narcotic abuse control P3. Conference committee P4. contains reps from both HOR and the Senate P5. can change bills from HOR and Senate P3. Joint Committee P4. focus is on issues of national concern P5. Members from both HOR and Senate
Power Notes Chapter 14 Sec 3 Power 1. Executive Branch (Main Idea) Power 2. Electoral College (Sub topic) pg 514 Power 3. Selected from each state (Supporting Detail) Power 4. Number of electors = rep in Senate (2) + Rep in HOR(additional detail) Power electors Power Senate HOR = 3 Dist. Of Columbia Power majority elects president Power 3.candidate who wins popular vote wins electoral votes Power 3.candidate who with majority electoral votes becomes president Power 3. President sworn in January 20 th at noon.
Power 2. Parts of the executive branch pg. 515 Power 3. Qualifications Power years of age Power 4. Natural born citizen Power 4. Resident of US for 14 years Power 3. Elected Power 4. 4 year term Power 4. Limited 2 consecutive terms Power 3. VP becomes President if President dies, resigns, or removed from office Power 3. VP can become acting President if President becomes ill
Power 3. The Executive office of the President pg 516 Power 4. Major offices or agencies directors appointed by President Power 5. Office of Management and Budget Power 5. National Security Council Power 5. Council of Economic Advisors
Power 3. The Cabinet pg 516 Power 4. Serve as official advisors Power 4. Appointed by President Power Cabinet positions Power 5. Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense
Power 3. Independent Agencies pg. 516 Power 4. To serve public interests Power 5. EPA Power 6. Supervises laws/programs involving the environment Power 4. Appointed by president
Power 3. Federal Regulatory Commissions pg. 518 Power 4. Power to make rules for industry Power 5. FCC, FDA, Labor Relations Board Power 4. Appointed by the President Power 3. Government Corporations pg. 518 Power 4. Established to provide a product or service Power 5. FDIC, US Postal Service
Questions from Chapter 14 Section 3. Use your power notes to answer these questions. 1. How many electors are in the electoral college? 2. How old does one have to be in order to be elected president of the United States? Why do you think that age requirement was set and do you think that age requirement is fair? Explain 3. What is the Cabinet? How many Cabinet positions are there?