Who are the people sitting below the President's podium facing away from the President during the President's State of the Union Address?
the president outlines the events and goes over them with the state of the union address
Thomas Jefferson. They're called Jefferson nickels because, well, the image is that of Thomas Jefferson.
The Presidents' Cabinet is comprised of the following major offices: Secretary of State, Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of Defense and Attorney General. The others are the Secretaries of Agriculture, Commerce, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban… Development, Interior, Labor, Transportation, and Veterans Affairs. (MORE)
In the State of the Union the President traditionally outlines the administration's accomplishments over the previous year, as well as the agenda for the coming year, in upbeat and optimistic terms. At some point during the speech, the President usually says "The State of our Union is strong" or a v…ery similar phrase.. He also has to address the six main goals of the Preamble, which are as follows:. How to form a more perfect Union (a better United States), Establishing Justice, ensuring domestic tranquality (ways to help us in the case of a natural disaster, or other events that help the people), providing for the common defense (ways to defend the United States), promoting the general welfare, and securing the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity (our children). (MORE)
Thomas Jefferson for one (there may be others).. Jefferson wrote his own epitaph before he died, and it is engraved on his tombstone:. "Here was buried Thomas Jefferson Author of the Declaration of American Independence Of the Statute of Virginia for religious freedom & Father of the University of… Virginia. " (MORE)
There is not a state called the Presidents state. There is a stateknown as the Mother of Modern Presidents and that is Ohio.
To inform Congress and the American public what kind of shape the president feels our country is in and what he feels needs to be done about any problems he believes we have..
The president is the recognized head of US government. He represents the country at summit meetings and state funerals of foreign rulers. He appoints the Secretary of State who serves at his pleasure. He can negotiate treaties and sets foreign policy including dispensing or withholding foreign aid a…nd initiating economic sanctions and military intervention. (MORE)
The answer depends on whether you are referring to Andrew Johnson or Lyndon Johnson. The 17th President of the United States was Andrew Johnson - who assumed the presidency upon the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. He served out the rest of his term without a vice president. The 36th Presiden…t of the United States was Lyndon B. Johnson from November 22, 1963 to January 20, 1969. President Johnson did not have a vice President from 1963 - 1965. After he was elected president in 1964, Lyndon Johnson's Vice President was Hubert Humphrey from 1965-1969. Note that until the passage of the 25th amendment to the US Constitution, presidents who took office when the president died served the rest of the unexpired term of the deceased president without a vice-president. (MORE)
Nancy polosay and joe biden The Vice President and the speaker of the House (of Representatives). They are Currently Joe Biden(VP) and John Boehner (SOTHOR)
George Washington our first and greatest president. His name is printed right below the portrait, btw.
Modern Coins: The Native American $1 coins have a picture ofSacagawea, who guided the Lewis and Clark expedition. Previously,Susan B. Anthony appeared on a $1 coin. Paper money: The $10 bill has a picture of AlexanderHamilton, who was the first Secretary of the Treasury. The $100 bill has a pic…ture of Benjamin Franklin who was astatesman, scientist, diplomat, author, publisher, bon vivant ...but never President. The $10,000 bill, last printed in 1945, has a picture of Salmon P.Chase (1808-1873) who held a number of government positions: USSenator, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and notably theSecretary of the Treasury for Abraham Lincoln. (MORE)
George W. Bush (43rh president) who was the son of George H.W. Bush (41st president) John Quincy Adams (6th president ) was the eldest son o John Adams (2nd president)
She wasn't a president, I think it is the Statue of Liberty. I have two of those coins. Correction The only president to appear on a single series of $1 coins was Dwight Eisenhower, whose portrait was used from 1971 to 1978. The new Presidential dollars (2007-present) feature each president's p…ortrait in the order they served in office, but each design is only issued for 3 months. True silver dollars (minted until 1935) carried various portraits of Miss Liberty. Two of the images (on Peace and Morgan dollars) were closely related to the image used on the Statue of Liberty, but the resemblance was due more to the artistic styles of the time than being a direct copy. In fact, the Morgan dollar series began before the Statue of Liberty was under construction so there isn't a true connection. (MORE)
The seven U.S. Vice Presidents who died in office served under thefollowing Presidents: . James Madison (2) . Franklin Pierce . Ulysses S. Grant . Grover Cleveland . William McKinley . William Howard Taft No U.S. Vice President has died in office during the past 100years.
The White House is located in Washington, District of Columbia. This is a special administrative territory, and it not part of any state. Washington DC is located between the states of Virginia and Maryland.
The address is a carefully prepared statement of what the president thinks is important for Congress and the people to know. Any prepared statement made by the president is likely to be important- the president is an important part of how the government will operate and what it will do to deal with …the many issues that fact the nation. The speech may give hints about economic programs, changes in the military, changes in social programs, changes in taxation, and so forth. The reaction to the speech by Congress is also important-it may give a hint of how much bipartisan action to expect and what to expect from the government these next two years. (MORE)
All The President's Men was about Richard M. Nixon and the Watergate scandal. nixon its about Richard Nixon
Thomas Jefferson's likeness was initially planned to appear onGeorge Washington's right. However due to poor quality of rock atthe chosen site the work was dynamited and a new image was createdon its present location.
This is because the main role of the vice-president is to be able to take over as President if necessary. A person not qualified to be President would not be able to become president and so could not fill this role.
Herbert Clark Hoover was the 31st president of the United States. His vice president was Charles Curtis.
All the members of the United States Congress meet to hear thepresident's address. The Judicial Branch and Executive Branchleaders also attend.
As of November 2002, there are 15 positions in the President's Cabinet: Secretary of State Secretary of the Treasury Secretary of Defense Attorney General Secretary of the Interior Secretary of Agriculture Secretary of Commerce Secretary of Labor Secretary of Health and Human Serv…ices Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Secretary of Transportation Secretary of Energy Secretary of Education Secretary of Veterans Affairs Secretary of Homeland Security (MORE)
Since all presidents in the history of U.S.A have been men, no first wife has ever become president.
What constitutional Article states that the Chief Justice presides over a President's impeachment trial?
Article I, Section 3, Clause 6 (Trial of Impeachments) addresses the authority of the Senate in impeachment trials: "The Senate shall have the sole power to try all impeachments. When sitting for that purpose, they shall be on oath or affirmation. When the President of the United States is …tried, the Chief Justice shall preside : And no person shall be convicted without the concurrence of two thirds of the members present." For more information, see Related Questions, below. (MORE)
The current President Obama is from Illinois where he still has a house and which he represented as a US Senator. He was born in Hawaii.
No president ever made it a federal holiday. The name of the holiday most people are thinking of is actually Washington's Birthday.
The Vice President, Joe Biden, and the House Speaker, John Boehner,sit behind the President during the State of Union Address.
When the President addresses a joint session of Congress, as he does in a State of the Union address, the event is held in the House of Representatives. The US Supreme Court justices sit in the front row, center section, directly in front of the President. During President Obama's first State of …the Union address (January 28, 2010), they probably wished they'd been sitting farther away. (MORE)
No, they're not required to attend; however, attendance is considered an important courtesy and sign of respect. Only six of the nine justices attended President Obama's first State-of-the-Union address. For more information, see Related Questions, below.
Did Clarence Thomas sit with the other US Supreme Court justices during President Obama's 2010 State of the Union address?
Justice Thomas didn't attend President Obama's first State of the Union address because, according to Thomas, the gatherings have become too partisan. In his February 3, 2010, New York Times article, "Justice Defends Ruling on Finance," Adam Liptak quoted Justice Thomas: "I don't go because …it has become so partisan and it's very uncomfortable for a judge to sit there," he said, adding that "there's a lot that you don't hear on TV - the catcalls, the whooping and hollering and under-the-breath comments." "One of the consequences," he added in an apparent reference to last week's address, "is now the court becomes part of the conversation, if you want to call it that, in the speeches. It's just an example of why I don't go." You can access the complete article via Related Links, below. For more information, see Related Questions, below. (MORE)
One might think so, but no. The federal holiday is to commemoratethe birthday of George Washington and the proper name for it isactually Washington's Birthday.
Generally, no. As an unofficial national holiday, it commonly only honors Washington and Lincoln. The actual official federal holiday which occurs on this day is Washington's Birthday and only honors George Washington. As a state holiday, it depends on the laws of each state. Those few states …which do have an official holiday called Presidents' Day vary between honoring Washington and Lincoln and honoring all past presidents. (MORE)
In the United States, the president is the chief of state becauseis the head of executive department of government. He representsthe US in dealing with other nations. He appoints all theambassadors and receiveds those from other countries. He is onethat other heads of state visit and the one who sen…ds people to goto state funerals of other dignitaries. the President both symbolizes and rules government (gradpoint) (MORE)
What does the president's state of the union address play an important part in each congressional session?
It tells the Congress how much grape juice they will drink in the upcoming term.
It depends on the legislation of the country in question. In the United States their term of office is four years.
No. The salary of the vice president is set by the 1989 Government Salary Reform Act. The President may not unilaterally change it, though he could theoretically lobby for Congress to amend that act.
Over the right shoulder of the president is the president pro tempts of the senate. Over the left is the speaker of the house.
Yes I think that he talked about military training, and about gays in the military as well. He also talked about a scholarship with people interested in the military. Another thing that he talked about related to the military is ways to try and stop the war in Afghanistan.
Annette Bening played the president's girl friend. The president in the movie was not married.
Hillary Clinton, wife of Bill Clinton made a serious run in the primaries for the presidential nomination.
Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, Jackson and Grant are found on current US notes. Lincoln, Jefferson, Franklin Roosevelt, Washington and Kennedy are found on coins. There is also a series of $1 coins being issued , one for each president in order.
New presidents make a speech as part of their inauguration ceremony. This speech is called the inaugural address. The new president tells what his goals and plans are for the next four years, so people find it interesting.
In January 2012 serving the US President Barack Obama is the former First Lady Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State.
Many honor both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln on the third Monday of February. However, the official name of the holiday is Washington's Birthday, even though it never falls on Washington's birthday, February 22.
The president elect picks his cabinet, subject to approval from the Senate. He usually asks for some advice before he makes his final selection.
The Cabinet advises the President by talking with him, and by having reports written for him that address areas of concern and recommend courses of action.
Only four Presidents appear on Mt. Rushmore: Washington, Jefferson, T. Roosevelt, and Lincoln. That leaves 39 others who are NOT on it.
From a technical, legal standpoint, no . The Vice President is not a member of the Cabinet. However, most Cabinet meetings are attended by the V.P. if available, and the V.P. will stand-in for the President in any Cabinet meeting where the President is unavailable.
The US Congress passed a law that ordered the US mint to issue these coins. The plan was to get people to use the one-dollar coins in place of the paper dollar bills and save millions in replacement costs. ( I do not know which Congressmen or senators pushed for the law.)