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Books on presidential eligibility

The PTA magazine: Volume 48
National Congress of Parents and Teachers – 1953 – Snippet view
The President must be thirty-five years of age. born in the United States, and fourteen years a resident within the United States. 32. He is commander-in-chief of the Army and Navy, grants pardons, calls extra sessions of Congress, …

Civics for citizens
Stanley Ellwood Dimond, Elmer F. Pflieger – 1965 – 636 pages – Snippet view
A natural-born citizen is one born in the United States or in one of its possessions. It is generally believed that a person born in a foreign country whose parents were American citizens could become President, but this issue …

The American Constitution
Charles Herman Pritchett – 1968 – 840 pages – Snippet view
Every person born in the United States and subject to its jurisdiction is a citizen and, of course, a natural-born citizen.

The American review
Johns Hopkins University. Bologna Center. European Center of American Studies – 1960 – Snippet view
The Constitutional qualifications for President are astonishingly simple: he must be born in the United States and be thirty-five years of age. These are the only qualifications: on all the other matters that have commanded so much …

American Government: democracy at work
Robert White – 1961 – 707 pages – Snippet view
Qualifications: Who Can Be President? The legal qualifications for the President as set by the Constitution (Article II, Section 5) are only three in number: the President must be ( 1 ) a native-born citizen, (2) 35 years of age, …

handbook for naturalization workers
Esther Sterna Beckwith, Helen M. Katz, National Council of Jewish Women – 1942 – 76 pages – Snippet view
Who may be a President or Vice-President of the United States? Any native-born citizen, 35 years of age or over, may be elected President or Vice-President of the United States. 38. What are some of the duties of the President? …

Machinists’ monthly journal: Volume 49
International Association of Machinists – 1937 – Snippet view
Senator Wagner (NY) never tried to get the Democratic nomination for President. He is a naturalized citizen (born in Germany) and the constitution requires that a President must be born in the United States. To 0. …

American business abroad: Ford on six continents
Mira Wilkins, Frank Ernest Hill – 1964 – 541 pages – Snippet view
“I can never be King of England,” he pointed out, “but if I had been born in the United States I could be President.” He was a furious worker, exacting but just, and quickly took charge of the Ford Motor Company’s business affairs. …

Children’s activities
Child Training Association, Children’s activities for home and school – 1959 – Snippet view
Every boy born in the United States has the same chance to become president of our great country as had George Washington and

Building our democracy
Vanza Nielsen Devereaux, Homer Ferris Aker, Chester D. Babcock – 1962 – 381 pages – Snippet view
The President must be at least thirty-five years old. He must have lived in the United States for fourteen years. He must be a native-born citizen. … A native-born citizen is a person born in the United States, its territories, …

Our Federal Government: how it works: an introduction to the …
Patricia C. Acheson – 1958 – 168 pages – Snippet view
In the original Constitution there was no limitation placed on the number of terms one President might have. … Anyone aspiring to the highest office in the land must have been born in the United States, and he must be at least …

Civics for Americans [teachers annotated ed
Nadine I. Clark – 1961 – 570 pages – Snippet view
Native-born citizens are those born in the United States or in its possessions. Those born in other countries are also … Only native-born citizens are eligible to be elected as the highest officers in the land, the President and …

Encyclopedia Americana: Volume 9
1965 – Snippet view
The president and the vice president are elected for four years by direct, secret ballot and may not be reelected within 4 years after the expiration of their terms. Only native-born citizens at least 35 years of age are eligible for …

How to become an American citizen
American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born – 1938 – 30 pages – Snippet view
For how many years are the President and Vice- President elected? They are elected for four years. Who may be President or Vice-President of the United States? Any native-born citizen, 35 years of age or over, may be elected President …

Rise of the American Nation: Volume 2
Lewis Paul Todd, Merle Eugene Curti – 1966 – 880 pages – Snippet view
*I Qualifications for President: ( 1 ) A native-born citizen resident of the United States for at least 14 years, of the United States. (2) At least 35 years of age. (3) A f term of office: 4 years. 6. Filling vacancies. …

Understanding American Government and politics
Samuel Steinberg – 1967 – 372 pages – Snippet view
Under the Constitution, the President must be a native-born citizen, at least 35 years of age at the time he takes office, and 14 years a resident of the United States. The residence requirement does not mean that a person must have …

Choosing the president of the USA.
No cover image Kathryn Haeseler Stone – 1954 – 43 pages – Snippet view
This pamphlet will confine its description to the role of the two-party system in choosing the President. II. … that he be a native-born citizen at least 35 years of age and a resident of the country for at least fourteen years. …

The Illinois constitution: an annotated and comparative analysis
George D. Braden, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Institute of Government and Public Affairs, Illinois. Constitution Study Commission – 1969 – 624 pages – Snippet view
The United States Constitution requires that the President be native born, 35 years old and l4 years a resident. By implication the same requirements must be met by the Vice President. The Model State Constitution requires only that the …

Problems in American democracy
Samuel Howard Patterson – 1961 – 658 pages – Snippet view
The Constitution specifies that the President must be a native born American, at least 35 years of age. His term of office is four years, after which he may be re-elected. George Washington, our first President, refused a third term, …

Principles and problems of American national government
John M. Swarthout, Ernest R. Bartley – 1951 – 700 pages – Snippet view
Since the Vice-President may assume the post of chief executive, he must meet the same constitutional qualifications as the President. The Vice-President, too, must be a native-born citizen who is at least 35 years of age and who has a …

Life in America: a handbook of information for newcomers to the …
Common Council for American