In Federalist 70 Alexander Hamilton writes that “Energy in the executive is a leading character in the definition of good government.” And he continues to say that the structural things that make this energy include:
? Unity ? Duration ? Competent Powers
Compare the offices of President of the United States and Governor of the state of Texas on these structural elements. Focus especially on the role of each of the two as
? Chief Executive and ? Chief Legislator
On the legislative role, explain the importance of constitutional rules governing the legislature for executive power.