What Are Two Formal Constitutional Powers Of President

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The Presidency Review 1. The framers of the Constitution both admired and feared centralized leadership. Although they knew that a strong president was needed to protect the nation against foreign and domestic threats, they also worried about the potential abuse of power. The framers believed that having given a much longer list of powers to Congress, they saw the president as a powerful check on legislative action, and as essential to the administration of government. 2. The United Kingdom has a legislative and executive branch but both are automatically headed by the same political party, since the prime minister is chosen by members of the majority party in Parliament. 3. President can make executive agreements (a formal agreement between the U.S. president and the leaders of other nations that does not…show more content…
Two formal constitutional powers of the President in making foreign policy are the power of Commander-in-chief and negotiate or make treaties. b. Two formal constitutional powers of Congress in making foreign policies are to ratify treaties or declare war. c. Two informal powers of the President that contribute to the President’s advantage over Congress in conducting foreign policy are to meet with world leaders or have access to more information. d. Informal powers of the President can contribute to an advantage over Congress because he will be able to persuade the public or persuade congress by negotiations and support. 2a. Litigation is the act or process of bringing about or contesting a lawsuit or all lawsuits collectively. An interest group would choose this technique because their success establishes a firm precedent. Campaign contributions can provide financial resources and can help buy a candidate’s loyalty or support. Grassroots lobbying or mass mobilization requires fewer resources and has a lot of popular support. b. The Sierra Club uses grassroots lobbying or mass mobilization. 3a. Voting for a third party is a waste of a
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