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Chapter: The Presidency

Chapter opener
Section 1: The President’s Job Description
Section 2: Presidential Succession and the Vice Presidency
Section 3: Presidential Selection: The Framers’ Plan
Section 4: Presidential Nominations
Section 5: The Presidential Election
Teacher Edition





The student text materials listed above have been pulled from the Magruder’s American Government Foundations edition, ©2009