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Prezi Presentation on Role & Election of the President of the U.S.A

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Flor de Liz Cerna

on 19 February 2013

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Transcript of Prezi Presentation on Role & Election of the President of the U.S.A

created by: Flor de Liz Presidents PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES President Barack Obama Role of our President:
The President picks many of the people who helps him run the country, including judges.
He/she is in charge of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines.
He/she represents the United States and decides how we work with other countries.
The President suggests/rejects laws and signs laws.
He/she works to help other countries get along. Requirements Checklist:
1. You have to be born in the United States
2. Must be at least 35 years old.
3. Must have lived in the United States for at least 14 years. Qualifications to be President You can only be President for eight years (2 terms).
Franklin Roosevelt was the only President that was elected four times. 1 TERM = 4 YEARS 2012 Elected President Facts:
Birthdate: August 4, 1961
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii
Previous Jobs: Professor, Attorney, Author, Community Organizer
Married to: Michelle Robinson
President #: 44th
Democratic Party
1st African American to be elected President of the United States. Election Process Election: a vote to select the winner of a position or political office.

Candidate: someone who is considered for something. Before being elected President, they are candidates.
They try to get people to vote for them by giving speeches, shaking hands, giving interviews, paying for ads on TV & the newspapers, & marching in parades.
They answer questions from the people about what they will do once elected as President to make our nation better. VOTING DAY Every four years, people all over the United States go to a polling location and vote for their President.
An election takes place on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
Some people vote by punching a hole in a card, some use computers with touch screens, some people vote using paper ballots and then scanning them or by putting an X in a box next to the candidate's name.
Voters must be at least 18 years old to vote, you must be a United States citizen, and you must be registered to vote. Each state is given a certain number of electoral votes. The more people that live in that state, the more electoral votes that state gets.
In 48 of the states, the candidate that gets the most votes gets, all the electoral votes for that state.
Nebraska and Maine could be a split of electoral votes among the candidates.
To win the election, candidate needs 270 votes President New President and his family move into the White House, at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. President's Day is a celebration of George Washington & Abraham Lincoln's birthdays.
It is celebrated on the 3rd Monday of February.
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