The United States federal executive departments are among the oldest primary units of the executive branch of the federal government of the United States the Departments of State, War, and the Treasury all having been established within a few weeks of each other in 1789. Since 1792, by statutory specification, the cabinet constituted a line of succession to the presidency, after the Speaker of the House and the president pro tempore of the Senate, in the event of a vacancy in both the presidency and the vice presidency. Learn more about cabinet departments in the Boundless open textbook. The past few decades have seen various proposals to eliminate one or more Cabinet departments. One of the goals of those proposals has been to terminate activities thought to be better performed by state and local governments or the private sector; another has been to increase programs effectiveness through reorganization.
Can you name the US Cabinet Departments by Subordinate Agencies? – a quiz by mskiles314. Can you name the executive branch departments of the US government that have been part of the cabinet? – a quiz by sproutcm. Links to all U.S. federal government departments and agencies may be found at Official Federal Government Web Sites, a Library of Congress Internet Resource Page.
And neither would President Newt Gingrich or President Mitt Romney. (Ron Paul probably would.) Promising to eliminate cabinet departments is simply a pro forma requirement of Republican rhetoric. Newly Published: Confederate Cabinet Departments and Secretaries. Drawing on scholarship old and new, this book provides a detailed overview of each of the Confederacy’s six executive departments, along with biographical sketches of each man who held a position in Jefferson Davis’s cabinet, from Secretary of State to Postmaster General. Name the 15 departments represented in the United States cabinet? Take this quiz and find out!
Us Cabinet Departments By Subordinate Agencies Quiz
Government of Yukon – Listing of Yukon government departments and branches.