The Government of the United States by Lewis Slifer ShimmellThe Government of the United States by Lewis Slifer Shimmell

The Government of the United States

byLewis Slifer Shimmell

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...the Government. By custom, the Chief Justice administers the oath. Questions on the Section.--President's term of office? May he be reflected? Are Presidental electors appointed by the States or the United States? What is the present marner of appointing them? What used to be the manner? How many electors from each State? From all the States? What persons cannot serve as electors? What is the difference between the 12th Amendment and Clause 3? Do the States determine the time as well as the manner of electing electors? What are the qualifications of a President? Why shall not both the President and the Vice-President be of the same State with the electors? Why should the votes in the House of Represen-' tatives be taken by States? What is a quorum when the House elects? How many votes are required to elect? Has the Vice-President ever succeeded the President? If so, how often and for what reasons? What condition is laid down for a change in the President's salary? What limitation is put upon his emolument? What oath does he take? When does he take it? Section 2.--The President's Powers Clause 1. The President shall be Commander-in-Chief of the army and navy of the United States, and of the militia of the several States, when called into the actual service of the United States; he may require the opinion, in writing, of the principal officer in each of the executive departments, upon any subject relating to the duties of their respective offices; and he shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States, except in cases of impeachment. Cl. 2. He shall have power, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to make treaties, provided two-thirds of the Senators present concur; and he shall nominate,...
Title:The Government of the United StatesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217445187

ISBN - 13:9780217445184