Commerce, Labor, Interior, and Agriculture
State, Treasury, and Justice Departments
Executive Departments Created Since 1945 Part One
Executive Departments Created Since 1945 Part Two
The President's Cabinet

100

What concerns does the Department of Commerce have?
business and trade

100

What Department of State, Treasury, and Justice do?
Make policy and advise the President

100

~ All armed forces ~ Army Corps of Engineering ~ Military academics
What divisions are under the Department of Defense?

100

Why does United States protects the oil?
Because the oil is decreasing

100

George Washington had four main advisers.
How many main advisers did George Washington have?

200

Which department makes sure that the natural resources are used wisely?
Department of Interior

200

Which department helps to maintain cooperative relationships with other countries?
The Department of State helps to create foreign policy and to maintain cooperative relationships with other countries.

200

helps provide homes, repair buildings, and protect consumers
What is the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)?

200

What two things that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) are responsible for?
1) handles the country’s health and social service programs 2) provide aid to disabled people.

200

What were George Washington's four main advisers?
Department of Defense Department of War Department of Treasury Attorney General's Office

300

The Department of Labor makes sure that the businesses follow what laws?
child labor and minimum wages laws

300

The Secret Service protects the President, the first family, and certain other people and enforces laws against making of counterfeit money. What department is the Secret Service in?
Department of Treasury

300

The Department of Transportation was established in 1966 to make travel more economical and efficient. Why? Two reasons.
1) This department is important for a nation to grow and be able to move safety 2) Transportation safety (cars built safe)

300

What two things the Department of Energy are responsible for?
1) regulate the sales of fuel and electricity 2) find and protect water power, oil, and natural gas

300

As the departments are needed.
Why did the executive departments have added over the years?

400

Helps the farmers to buy surplus food, sell crops, buy supplies and equipment at a lower costs.
What does the Department of Agriculture helps the farmers with?

400

What are the Department of Treasury's responsibilities?
1) Collects taxes, borrows money, and pays back the money 2) Supervises the making of paper money and coins 3) Inform the President about the U.S. financial standing 4) Makes sure that the government money is spent as to what Congress had budgeted for

400

The Department of Transportation also operates what?
The Department of Transportation operates the Coast Guard during peacetime.

400

How does the Department of Education helps the schools? Name two things.
1) provide financial help for all levels and types of education. 2) encourages schools to improve education.

400

If there are fourteen executive departments and only one department's leader is called attorney general, then how many secretaries (the department leaders) are there?
There are thirteen secretaries.

500

What are the Department of Labor agencies?
1) Employment Standards Administration 2) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 3) Employment and Training Administration

500

The Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) patrols people from coming in illegally at the borders.
What is one of the Justice Department's agencies that patrols the borders?

500

The armed forces help with the country's needs like flood control.
What does the Department of Defense do when there is no war?

500

What does the Department of Veterans Affairs do?
provides services to ex-military people and their families

500

1) Secretaries 2) People who help the executive department secretaries 3) Each department has smaller units called bureau, offices, services, or divisions
How are the executive departments organized?