Presentation on theme: "Section 1: The Presidency Section 2: Powers and Roles of the President"— Presentation transcript:
1 Section 1: The Presidency Section 2: Powers and Roles of the President CHAPTER 6The Executive BranchSection 1: The PresidencySection 2: Powers and Roles of the PresidentSection 3: Executive Departments and the CabinetSection 4: Independent Agencies and Regulatory Commissions
2 SECTION 1The PresidencyQuestion:What are the term of office and the duties of the vice president?
3 The Presidency SECTION 1 Vice President Term of Office Duties preside over the Senate remain prepared to assume presidency help presidential candidate get elected four years
4 SECTION 2Powers and Roles of the PresidentQuestion:What are the duties of the president as foreign-policy leader and chief of state?
5 Powers and Roles of the President SECTION 2Powers and Roles of the PresidentPresident’s Duties as Foreign Policy Leader and Chief of State secure friendly relations with foreign governments preserve the security of the United States appoint officials to represent the United States in foreign countries meet with leaders of foreign countries travel abroad to meet with foreign leaders assume responsibility for treaties with foreign countries
6 SECTION 3Executive Departments and the CabinetQuestion:What are the fourteen department secretaries included in the president’s cabinet?
7 Executive Departments and the Cabinet SECTION 3Executive Departments and the CabinetCabinet MembersSecretary of StateSecretary of TreasuryAttorney GeneralSecretary of the InteriorSecretary of AgricultureSecretary of CommerceSecretary of LaborSecretary of DefenseSecretary of Health and Human ServicesSecretary of Housing and Urban DevelopmentSecretary of TransportationSecretary of EnergySecretary of EducationSecretary of Veterans Affairs
8 SECTION 4Independent Agencies and Regulatory CommissionsQuestion:What are some of the independent agencies and regulatory commissions of the federal government?
9 Commission on Civil Rights Farm Credit Administration SECTION 4Independent Agencies and Regulatory CommissionsIndependent AgenciesCommission on Civil RightsFarm Credit AdministrationRegulatory CommissionsFederal Election CommissionConsumer Product Safety CommissionSecurities and Exchange CommissionNational Labor Relations BoardNational Aeronautics and Space AdministrationSmall Business AdministrationOffice of Personnel ManagementGeneral Services Administration
10 Chapter Wrap-Up CHAPTER 6 1. What is the vice president’s role in the government?2. What limitation did the Twenty-second Amendment place on the terms of the presidency?3. What is the purpose of the State of the Union Address?4. How does the president participate in the legislative process?5. How does the Executive Office of the President serve the president?6. What other position do the executive department heads hold?7. Why are the independent agencies separate from the executive departments?