By Kristin and Avery
If anything were to happen to the president, this would be the line in which his job would be taken over by.
The 15 Cabinets
Their job is to advise the President. They are the President's closest and most trusted advisors.
500 departments, agencies, administrations, authorities, and commissions that have responsibilities assigned to them
-are the agencies that are outside of the federal executive departments
- headed by a Cabinet secretary
Speaker of the House
Head of the House of Represetatives
President Pro-tempore of the Senate
Recognized officer of a legislative body who is the authority over the chamber
Secretary of State
the head of State Department, and also responsible for foreign affairs
Secretary of treausry
Department of treasury. Deals with all financial and monetary matters directly relating to the government.
They give legal advice to the government.
Secretary of Agriculture
Is the U.S. federal executive department that is responsible for developing and executing federal government policy on farming, agriculture, forestry, and food.
Secretary of Labor
Is a cabinet body responsible for safety, wages and number of hours worked, unemployment insurance benefits, and re-employment services.
Secretary of Health and Human Services
Health Department: Helps with protecting all Americans-human services.
Secretary of Housing and Urban
Agency created in to support community development and increase home ownership
Department of energy that is concerned with the United States' policies regarding energy and safety in handling nuclear issues.
- Regulatory Commission
Secretary of Education
Department of education: responsible for providing federal aid to educational institutions and financial aid to students
Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Department of Veterans Affairs: is a governement military veteran benefit system
Secretary of Homeland Security
-National Security Council
-Reduces terrorist attacks