Ch 101: U.S. Presidential Elections & Powers

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Use the lessons in this chapter as a study guide for reviewing important information about presidential elections and powers in the United States. Track your progress on your Dashboard.

U.S. Presidential Elections & Powers - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter have been designed to help you brush up on the functions of America's executive branch of government. Our instructors walk you through the election process and various powers of the president. In particular, you'll explore:

  • Roles of the president
  • Appointments of executive staff
  • Presidential decision making processes
  • Powers of the president

We strive to make the learning process successful and enjoyable. Each of the lessons contains an engaging video to help explain the material. The video's transcript is included for text-based learning. You can take self-assessment quizzes as you make your way through the chapter to apply what you've learned. Take the chapter exam after completing all of the lessons to test your knowledge of the topics.

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