Structure Of The Executive Branch

Whitney & Daterraion.

Question 1.

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Question 2.

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Question 3.

Balances a presidential ticket, He only votes to break a tie, and does whatever the president wants him too.

Question 4. Leaders of the Cabinet.

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Question 5.

Purpose & Duties of the Cabinet. They are the closest to the president, and very trusted. They are chosen by the president.

Question 4 & 5.

Department of Agriculture - They make sure prices are fair on products. They help farmers and consumers, food producers.


Department of Commerce - They promote international trade, and also try to prevent unfair foreign trade.


Department of Defense - They over see everything related to the Military security.


Department of Education - Contain over 150 federal education programs - things such as - Student loans, special programs for handicapped, and migrant worker training.


Department of Energy - They try to help the country energy problem. they research and develop new technology.


Department of Health and Human service - The Fund Medicare , and health insurance.


Department of Homeland Security - Works to protect the country against terrorism.


Department Of Housing and Urban Development - Promotes community development and selling housing and rent subsides.


Department of Interior - Protect the natural environment and develops natural resources.


Department of Justice - The U.S district attorneys. They help enforce laws, investigate.


Department of labor - Protect the rights of works, helps improve working conditions. helps labor and management.


Department of Transportation - Sets nation’s transportation policy.


Department of Treasury - They report to congress and the President about the financial state of the gov and economy. Help with foreign trade of guns alcohol .


Department of Veterans Affairs - They provide benefits and services to the veterans.

Question 6.

National Security - They are to assist the president on National and Foreign policies. The Council helps with the same thing, they are chaired by the president.
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Question 7.

Office of Management and Budget - They work with the president to set a federal budget and oversee the administration.

Question 8.

Chief of Staff -- They are the highest ranking in the white house, they assistant to the president. Select and supervise the employees of the white house, manage the flow on information, protect the of the president, Debate with congress.


Duties of the Press - They act as a spokesperson for the U.S.

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Question 9

The federal Bureaucracy?

All of the federal agencies & organizations that are a part of the Executive branch, the government employees work for HUNDREDS of federal agencies, commissions and organizations. Executive branch: Bureaucracy means: “government by many organizations, administrations and officials.”


Question 10.

examples of Agencies within the Cabinet Departments:

FBI: the federal agency charged with investigations for the Attorney General and with safeguarding national security.

DEA: Department of Justice, tasked with combating drug smuggling and use within the United States.

US MARSHALS: the Marshals are tasked with capturing fugitives, serving federal arrest warrants, transporting prisoners, and overseeing the witness protection program.

IRS: A United States government agency that is responsible for the collection and enforcement of taxes.

COAST GUARD:

The Coast Guard is a maritime, military, multi-mission service among the U.S. military branches for having a maritime law enforcement mission

MARINES: An elite force that are apart of the navy and operate with U.S naval forces at sea.

ARMY: The army is an on ground tactical force fighting wars and battles against enemys to keep us protected.

NAVY: The U.S. Navy is the largest, most capable navy in the world, with the greatest battle protection. They work to keep the US safe.


Examples of Independent Agencies

NASA: It is a government agency that was created by Congress in 1958. NASA’s mission is to explore space and aeronautics, or flight research.

POSTAL SERVICE: Responsible for the delivery and transportation of mail.

USGS: Study the landscape of the US and the natural resources and natural hazards that threaten it.

FREEDOM CORPS: A policy council, along with domestic and economic and national/homeland security. Within the executive office.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY: Protects Human health and the environment

PEACE CORPS: Provides technical assistance, helping people outside the US understand the american culture and culture of other countries


Examples of Regulatory Commissions

Examples of Regulatory commissions are: Ten Organizations created to be independent from presidential and political party involvement and their duties involve creating rules and regulations (legislative powers), investigate and Enforce rules and regulations (executive powers) Decide disputes and enact penalties (judicial powers)

Examples:

department of energy: Concerned the US policy with energy safety and handling nuclear material

Federal communications commission: regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S.

United States Maritime service: to train people to become officers and crew members on merchant ships that form the United States Merchant Marine

United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Protects people and the environment