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On July 10, 2020

Bell Ringer: Identifying Roles of the President

President Reagan Announced the U.S. Invasion of Grenada

President Ronald Reagan announced the U.S. invasion of Grenada. He explained who is participated in the invasion and why the invasion was necessary.

Description

The President of the United States has several different roles he performs that assist him in exercising the powers of the presidency. Chief Executive is when the president issues executive orders, oversees his cabinet secretaries and the running of the departments and agencies within the executive branch. As Chief of Party, the president supports candidates running for office that are part of his political party and is the primary fundraising force for that party. The president is in charge of our nation's armed forces, he serves as the Commander-in-Chief. The Commander-in-Chief is responsible for protecting and defending the United States and its citizens.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Which video clip demonstrates the President as Chief Executive? Explain how this role is demonstrated in the clip.
  • Which video clip demonstrates the President as Commander-in-Chief? Explain how this role is demonstrated in the clip.
  • Which video clip demonstrates the President as Chief of Party? Explain how this role is demonstrated in the clip.

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Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Armed Forces
    • Cabinet Secretaries
    • Chief Executive
    • Chief Of Party
    • Commander-in-chief
    • Political Party
    • President

    Topics

    Executive Branch

    Grades

    Middle School