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					LECTURE NOTES: PS 101                                          THE PRESIDENCY

Constitutional Roles--Article II

         Commander in Chief

         Director of U.S. Foreign Relations

         Chief Executor.

         Administrator of Domestic Affairs

         Head of State

         Informal Roles




Presidential Power

         Sources of Presidential Weakness

         Sources of Presidential Strength



The Ascendancy of the Presidency

         The Framer's Original Intent and Presidential Power

         The Power of War

         Watergate

         The Tug-of-War Continues...

         9/11 and war…

         Military Tribunals and Geneva Convention 2006



The Modern Presidency: The "Presidential Branch"

         The Executive Office of the President

         The Vice President

         The First Lady

         The Cabinet

				
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