Department of Homeland Security
What does this department do? How does it affect society?
Who is the current secretary of the department? How large is the department and where is it located?
The DHS is located in Washington,DC, and it has more than 200,000 contractors and 188,000 federal employees.
When was this department created and why?
The DHS was created to protect and safeguard Americans from terrorism and any future attacks towards the United States.
What major issues has this department dealt with in the past?
What role, if any, does this department have to setting or affecting foreign policy?
How is the department funded?
What agencies or organizations are included in this department and what do they do?
The United States Coast Guard defends and preserves the U.S., they also protect the safety and security of the U.S. people from external and internal threats both natural or man-made.
The United States Secret Service protects the president, vice-president, former presidents, presidential families, the White House, and visiting world leaders. They also protect the U.S. currency.