By Nate Fitch
- First in the Presidential line of succession, followed by the Speaker of the House, President Pro Tempore of the senate, secretary of state. . .etc.
- The Vice President always needs to be ready to step in charge if something happens to the President. He must also cast a vote in the Senate deadlock.
- Over time the Vice President has seen much bigger roles as in helping the president making big decisions.
15 Executive Departments
- Health and human services
- Housing and Urban Development
- Veterans Affairs
- Homeland Security
National Security Council
Office of Management and Budget
White House Staff
Agencies Within the Cabinet Department
- Justice - National Legal Affair's.
- Interior - National Resources
- Defense - Protects America
- Treasury - Manage America's money
- Labor - Foster, Promote, and develop the welfare of America's wage earners
- Agriculture - Farming, Agriculture, Forestry, and food
- Transportation - Insure fast, safe and efficient transportation
- Health Department - Protect health of all American Citizens
- CIA - Foreign Intelligence
- Commission on civil rights - Investigates complaints based off of discrimination
- EPA - Protect human health and the natural environment
- EEOC - Promotes equal opportunity in employment
- FRS - Control all money
- NASA - Conducts all research and develops programs in space exploration
Environmental protection agencies: Establish and enforces pollution standards
Federal aviation administration: Regulates and promotes air transportation safety
Food and Drug administration: Administers federal food purity laws, drug testing and safety, and cosmetics