For use with Chapter 13 Section 2 (pgs. 359-363) of the student textbook.
The Constitution and Succession
In what ways was the 25 Amendment not necessary? In what ways was it necessary?



What did Congress do with the Presidential Succession Act of 1947? Who follows the VP in the line of succession?



Bonus How might it be possible for someone to become president who does not meet the Constitutional qualifications?



Presidential Disability
What are the two methods in which a President's duties be transferred to the Vice President because of disability?




The President may decide to resume duties after an illness by informing Congress that no inability exists, but how can that decision be challenged?




The Vice Presidency
What is the only Constitutional responsibility that the Vice President has?



Many former Vice Presidents have had many negative things to say about the position. Why do you think this is so?