Ch 7: The United States Executive Branch Overview

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For an overview of the executive branch of the U.S. government, check out this series of fun lessons and quizzes. You can access these mobile-friendly study tools whenever you need to prepare for an exam, improve your grades or catch up on information you missed in class.

The United States Executive Branch Overview - Chapter Summary

Take a look inside this U.S. government chapter to explore the executive branch. Our expert instructors can help you break down the role, powers and responsibilities of the president and the executive branch, as well as the factors that influence the presidential decision-making process. These engaging video lessons are available 24/7, and you can make sure you fully understand these executive branch concepts by taking the included self-assessment quizzes. When you're finished with the chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Evaluate the responsibilities and power of the executive branch
  • Assess topics related to the presidency, the cabinet and the bureaucracy
  • Recognize the major types of presidential powers
  • Explain how partisan and national constituencies shape the decisions of the president

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