Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: Presidential Disability and the 25th Amendment

Presidential Disability and the 25th Amendment

Brookings Institution Governance Studies senior fellow John Hudak discussed Sections Three and Four of the 25th Amendment which deal with presidential disability and succession.

Description

Brookings Institution Governance Studies senior fellow John Hudak discussed Sections Three and Four of the 25th Amendment which deal with presidential disability and succession.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Why was the 25th Amendment created?
  • What process does Section Three of the 25th Amendment set up?
  • When has Section Three of the 25th Amendment been invoked?
  • How is the process established by Section Four of the 25th Amendment different than the process set up in Section Three?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • 25th Amendment
    • Acting President
    • Anesthesia
    • Cabinet
    • Discharge Duties
    • Incapacitated
    • Sedated

    Topics

    Constitutional FoundationExecutive Branch

    Grades

    Middle SchoolHigh SchoolUniversity