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Sitting in the Big Chair

Summarize the specific primary powers of the president and how those powers interact with the legislative and judicial branches.

Clarifying Questions

  • Where do presidential powers come from?
  • What is a veto?
  • What is appointment power?


  • appointment power
  • bully pulpit
  • commander in chief
  • executive pardon
  • implied power
  • inherent power
  • unitary executive
  • veto
  • War Powers Resolution

MLA Citation

"Sitting in the Big Chair." History Hub, ABC-CLIO, 2019, historyhub.abc-clio.com/Support/Display/2227939?cid=272. Accessed 15 Oct. 2019.

Entry ID: 2227939

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