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AGENDA Mon 11/15 & Tues 11/16 Leg Quiz Review RAP #27: Hail to the Chief HW Review POTUS Details Presidential Exhibits Part 1 HW: POTUS Job Performance Survey – Survey Results DUE: Wed 11/17 & Thurs 11/18 Examine the appointments in the daily diary of a modern president. Then answer the following questions: 1. What observations can you make about the president’s schedule on this day? 2. Why do you think the president has so many different responsibilities? 3. What qualities do you think the president needs to fulfill these many roles? Which president’s daily diary do you think this is? This daily diary is from President Jimmy Carter, on April 24, 1980. This is the same day he learned that an attempt to rescue American hostages held at the U.S. embassy in Iran had failed. 3 The Presidency Chp 13 Sec 1 and 2 Roles of the President Commander-in-Chief • head of armed forces • • Roles the President Plays Chief Executive- has power to govern given by the Constitution Chief of State- representative of the country Commander in Chief- in charge of military Chief Diplomat- in charge of foreign policy Roles the President Plays Chief Policymaker (Legislator) - sets policy, proposes legislation and helps Congress pass legislation Chief Manager of the Economy (Administrator) - head of the government/economy Chief of Party- leader of his political party Chief Citizen- representing and serving the people Survey Results Create a table to record your survey results. Each person you survey must print and sign their name on your cover sheet. After you survey 10 people, tabulate the results and write a summary including an overview/reflection of public opinion of the current POTUS’ job performance. Then include your thoughts/reflection regarding your public opinion survey specifically related to validity, reliability, accuracy and overall effectiveness in measuring the POTUS’ job performance. Conclude with a reflection about public opinion surveys in general related to validity, reliability, accuracy and overall effectiveness in measuring a specific variable. Qualifications 1. Natural born Citizen 2. 35 years old (usually much older) 3. Must live in the US for 14 years (does not have to be consecutive) Term 4 years 22nd Amendment placed term limits on presidency Only 2 terms and no more than 10 years Compensation $400,000 a year, a pay cut for most $50,000 a year allowance Pension (Retirement) $193,400– the same annual salary paid to secretaries of the Cabinet agencies Gets to live in the White House Cars, plane, helicopters Retreats Healthcare Entertainment and travel funds And they get to be the PRESIDENT Presidential Succession Succession is the line of who takes office if the president is unable to perform his duties Set up in 1967 with the 25th amendment – was tradition before – further succession outlined in the Presidential Succession Act of 1947 Vice President is first in line Then Speaker of the House Check out page 359 for a full chart Vacancy of office of the President Presidents can be prevented from carrying out their duties by death, illness, resignation, or impeachment Death has been the most common reason for Presidential succession If a President is temporarily disabled… ill, goes in for surgery, is in an accident, goes to rehab, etc… the VP takes over as Acting President Pres must show that disability is repaired to come back and must be approved by VP and Cabinet as well as Congress The Vice Presidency VP is basically an assistant or top aide to the President They can just be a warm body or they can help politically If VP vacates office, then the President appoints a new VP and they must be approved by Congress Pay = $227,300 Reading Read Section 13.1. Then respond to these questions: • What was typical about President Ford’s day on April 28,1975? What event occurred that was not typical? • What roles and responsibilities did the president perform on this day? • What qualities do you think modern presidents must have to fulfill their many roles? 15 Complete the chart using 13.2 Chief Executives Level of Title Qualifications How are How can Government they they be elected? removed from office? National State Local Reading Read Section 13.3 and follow the directions in Notebook Guide 13 to complete the Reading Notes. 17 Reading Read Section 13.4 and follow the directions in Notebook Guide 13 to complete the Reading Notes. Commander-in-Chief • head of armed forces • • 18 POTUS Exhibits You and your partner will now study each one of these four presidents and be given an envelope of materials about each President. • Franklin Roosevelt • Lyndon Johnson • Richard Nixon • George H.W. Bush 19 Packet Contents A Day in the Life of President Roosevelt The materials in your envelope include: Appointments in President Roosevelt’s Daily Diary • overview President Roosevelt Document 1 • daily diary • documents President Roosevelt Document 2 • transcript of audio clip • photographs Transcript of President Roosevelt Audio Clip President Roosevelt Photograph 2 President Roosevelt Photograph 1 20 POTUS Exhibits 21 POTUS Exhibits 22 Homework: POTUS Job Performance Survey Create and conduct an opinion survey to evaluate the current president’s job performance. • Your survey will have nine questions. The first eight questions will focus on the eight presidential roles. For each of these questions, provide a brief description of that role and then ask, Do you approve or disapprove of the way the president is performing in this role? Add a final question that assesses the president’s overall job performance. • Conduct the survey by polling at least 10 individuals outside your class. • Compile your survey results for each of the nine questions. Then write a paragraph summarizing your results. 23 AGENDA Wed 11/17 & Thurs 11/18 RAP #28: Diary Review Exhibits from Presidential Libraries: Part 2 Executive Branch Organization American President HW: R & R RAP #27: Diary Review Review Jimmy Carter’s daily diary from last class. Using your notes on presidential roles, identify one entry for each of the eight roles. Explain how you think each entry matches the description/definition for each role.