1) What is the term for the group of party officials who submit the official vote for the president depending on the popular vote of a state during a presidential election?
Electoral College or slate of electors
2) Which president set the example for limiting the number of terms a president should serve to two?
3) What is the title for the highest military officer of the United States Armed Forces?
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
4) When the President is raising funds for fellow Democrats or Republicans, making campaign speeches to help get them re-elected, which role of the Presidency is being fulfilled?
Chief of the Party
5) Unemployment, inflation, and the budget deficit are areas of concern for the President when s/he is primarily acting in which role?
Guardian of the Economy
6) One role of the chief legislator is to report to Congress annually on the health and well-being of the nation, and to outline his/her legilative agenda for the year. What is the term given to this event?
State of the Union Address
7) Which role of the President is greatly restricted by the power of the Senate to ratify all treaties and trade agreements developed by the President?
8) At right is a graphic from the White House Web Page that outlines all of the programs that President Clinton has suggested to Congress. Which role of the President does this image and its content best represent?
9) The Executive department heads must manage their own departments in order to help the President enforce laws passed by Congress. What is the other important job carried out by the heads of the Executive Departments?
Advise the President
10) This image also comes from the White House Web Site If one visits the link, one will be able to read a speech given at the closing ceremony of the 50th anniversary of the UN. Which presidential role best fits this occasion?
Chief (or Head) of State
11) The United States maintains a large number of troops in the war-torn nation of Bosnia to act as UN peace keepers there. Which role of the President allows him/her to direct this US force?
12) Name the civilian cabinet member who advises the President on military affairs.
Secretary of Defense
13) The following is the opening lines of a speech by President Clinton
after the Oklahoma city bombing in 1995. Which role of the presidency is
he fulfilling with these words?
14) This image shows President Clinton, King Hussein of Jordan and Prime Minister Rabin of Israel agreeing to peace in the Middle East. Which role of the Presidency is Clinton demonstrating in this image (choose the best answer!)
15) This photo shows President Johnson signing the Civil Rights Bill in 1964. This law outlawed discrimination on the basis of race in America. Johnson worked hard to have this bill passed through Congress. In which role was he participating when this historic photo was taken?