This Issue is all about the race to become the next president of the United States.
You'll be learning about the two people - Donald Trump and Joe Biden - who are running to lead the United States from 2021-2024.
As the leader of the country, the US president signs new laws (that have been approved by Congress, like our Parliament). They can also veto (stop) those laws. They appoint people to help run the government and can nominate judges to sit on the Supreme Court - the highest court in the land. They can grant pardons for criminals and has the authority to send troops into combat.
The US President is also known across the world and once elected, they turn into one of the world's most famous people. They represent the United States of America and their behaviour may change how people around the world see the country. Read more about their job here.
So what makes a good president?
What skills and qualities do you think are needed to be successful in the job?
Add your comments below and support your opinions with reasons.
To challenge yourself, why not think about recent news too. Do events of 2020 make some skills more important than others?