The Executive Branch
What is the structure of the executive branch of government?
Separation of Powers-principle by which the powers of government are divided among separate branches.
Legislative Branch-makes laws
Executive Branch-enforces laws
Judicial Branch-interprets laws
The President and the Vice President are the leaders of the Executive Branch
Requirements: 35 years old
Natural Born Citizen-a person that was born in the United States
Resident for the last 14 years
Term: 4 years, two term limit (22nd Amendment)
The President has many roles: Head of State, Guardian of the Economy, Director of Foreign Policy, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Chief of the Executive Branch