What things did he do to make that position more powerful? What was his justification for doing them? How did events in his life before being President shape his reasoning? How did the actions (or non-actions) of previous Presidents influence his view of the job of Chief Executive? Failure to include at least five (5) different footnotes from at least three (3) different chapters of the Brinkley book will result in your grade being capped at a maximum score of 70.