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AEPA: U.S. Executive Branch - Chapter Summary
As you go through this chapter, you will get to double-check your understanding of the different powers the president has, such as the legislative powers. This chapter also covers any questions you could see on your AEPA subject test that ask about:
- The various roles of the president
- Key factors that influence presidential decision making
- The procedure that's followed for presidential appointments
You can refresh your memory on these executive branch topics by going over the engaging video lessons. Each of these video lessons can be watched in around 5 minutes apiece on your computer or mobile device at your convenience.
AEPA: U.S. Executive Branch Chapter Objectives
The AEPA Political Science/American Government exam looks at how well your subject knowledge aligns with teacher requirements set in Arizona. This multiple-choice exam targets content dealing with the composition of the federal government, including the executive branch, in its largest subarea, U.S. and Arizona Government, which makes up 58% of the exam. This chapter's multiple-choice quizzes that accompany each lesson give you some helpful practice with possible exam questions.
1. Presidential System of Government: Roles of the President
The following lesson discusses the seven roles that the President of the United States has. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check for your understanding.
2. Staffing the Executive Office: Presidential Appointees & the Appointing Process
The United States president appoints, or selects, people to serve in many different positions in the federal government. This lesson identifies the various positions appointed by the president and explains the appointment process.
3. Presidential Decision Making: How National & Partisan Constituencies Shape Decisions
The United States President must make many important decisions on behalf of the nation. This lesson explores presidential decision making, including the role that the national constituency and partisan constituencies play.
4. Presidential Powers: Major Types & Examples
Our United States Constitution established three branches of government, including an executive branch headed by the U.S. president. This lesson discusses the powers and roles of the president.
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