For use with Chapter 14 Section 3 (pgs. 399-403) of the student textbook.
The Power to Make Treaties
What influence does Congress have over the President's treaty power?



Share two interesting points or features about the role of the Senate in the creation of treaties.




Executive Agreements
How would you describe the differences between treaties and executive agreements?




The Power of Recognition
Using some resource, look up the word diplomacy and write that definition down. As "chief diplomat" how does the President's power of recognition reflect his role as a diplomat?




How has this power been used historically?




Commander in Chief
What can the Congress do that the President cannot do?



Has that Congressional authority kept the President from making war? Explain.




What has Congress done eight times since WWII? Choose one and, in your opinion, tell how it has been different than declaring war.