Name__________________________________ Date____________________ Class________ The Presidency Study Guide 7.1 The president plays a number of key roles, including chief executive, commander in chief, agenda setter, representative of the nation, chief of state, foreign-policy leader, and party leader. Some of these roles are outlined in the Constitution. Others have been assumed and expanded over the years by the various presidents. The formal qualifications for the presidency are few, but the benefits and responsibilities are great. The president serves a four-year term and may serve no more than two terms. The order of presidential succession is set by Congress. Review Questions: 1. Define the following terms: diplomacy, foreign policy, presidential succession 2. Which of the president’s roles are outlined in the Constitution, and which positions has the president assumed? 3. Why is the State of the Union address important? 4. What characteristics have elected presidents shared?