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1

how many roles does the pres have

8

2

how old do you have to be to be pres

35

3

how long do you have to live in the US for to become pres

14 years

4

how long does a pres term last

4 years

5

why is a pres term last 4 years

because it was long enough to establish oneself

6

who established the tradition that a pres serves 2 terms

GW

7

who broke the tradition of two terms

FDR

8

how much does the pres make

$400,000 a year

9

how much is the pres given for allowance

$50,000

10

what are the perks of being pres

white house, air force one, marine one, camp david

11

if the pres dies who takes over

VP

12

did the VP always take over

no

13

who was the first pres to die in office

William Henry Harrison

14

william henry harrisons vp

john tyler

15

how can the pres pass power

write a letter to congress
permanently removed by sitting cabinet and VP if they permanently cant serve

16

does the constitution day a lot about the job of the VP

no

17

who is the pres of the Senate

VP

18

why is a VP usually chosen

because they balance the ticket and strengthen their chance of winning

19

do older presidents take a stronger role in the White house

no recent pres

20

recent presidents who have take a stronger role in the white house

dick cheney, joe biden

21

what happen if the vp dies or is removed from office

pres can pick a new one but has to be approved by the house and senate

22

was the choosing of the president an issue at first

yes

23

popular vote was viewed as great

no scary

24

some people wanted ____ to select the pres

congress

25

what did alexander hamilton suggest

presidential electors

26

how would presidential electors be decided

by state

27

what do electors do

can electoral votes

28

at forst who was the vp

the person who finished second

29

what happens if someone doesn't get enough electoral votes

the house of reps will decide

30

what document talks about the pres

article 11