Lecture Notes

The President

I.       The President's Job Description

II.      Presidential Succession and the Vice Presidency

III.     Presidential Selection: The Framer's Plan

IV.    Electing the President

V.      The Changing View of Presidential Power

VI.    The President's Executive Power

VII.   Diplomatic and Military Powers

VIII. Legislative and Judicial Powers

IX.    The Executive Office of the President and the Cabinet


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