The founders of the Constitution created the office of the President to be the Chief Executive of the United States, as well as an important figure the nation could turn to. This book covers the role and duties of the executive in the office of President, describing how those duties have changed and evolved throughout the history of the United States. There is also plenty of helpful information detailing the complicated election process, from the caucus to the Electoral College, helping to educate a new generation of voters about their impact on electing the next executive officer.On election day the presidency hinged on the 25 electoral votes of Florida, where Bush led Gore by fewer than 1, 000 popular votes after a mandatory statewide machine recount. After the Gore campaign asked for manual recounts in fouranbsp;...
|Title||:||The Executive Branch of the Federal Government|
|Author||:||Britannica Educational Publishing|
|Publisher||:||Britannica Educational Publishing - 2009-10-01|