Executive branch test

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departments

main organizations in the executive branch, there are 15

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secretary

leads each department

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cabinet

group of people who give advice to help the make important decisions

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independent agencies

government organizations that focus on specific issues but aren’t controlled bu executive branch

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enforce

carry out

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things an agency can do to enforce a law

educate the public about new law

monitor the public to make sure laws are being followed

catch individuals or organizations not following the law

take the offenders to court

follow any other enforcement procedures any agency may have

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regulations

the rules that executive branch makes about how the law will be carried out.

have similar powers that laws have

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Secretary of State/Department of state

manages our relationships with other foreign countries

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secretary of treasury/Department of the treasury

collects taxes, prints money, deals with the nations finances

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secretary of defense/Department of defence

manages the armed forces and conducts wars overseas

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Attorney General/department of justice

enforces laws and represents the United States in legal matters

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Secretary of the Interior/Department of the interior

manages and protects the antion’s public land

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Secretary of of agriculture/Department of agriculture

works with farmers and regulates farm products.

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secretary of commerce/Department of commerce

supervises trade and promotes U.S businesses

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Secretary of Labor/Department of labor

helps workers get fair wages and working conditions

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secretary of transportation/Department of transportation

oversees highway safety and air, rail, and sea travel

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secretary of energy energy

researches sources of fuel and electricity for the nation

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secretary of education education

gives money for K-12 schools and student college loans

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secretary of veterans affairs/Department of veterans affairs

provides services for people who served in the military

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sec. of health and human services/Department of health and human services

gives services for Americans health and basic needs

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secretary of homeland security/Department of homeland security

protects against terrorist and other threats

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sec of housing and urban development/ department of housing and urban development

creates strong communities and affordable homes.

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the president is the

commander in chief

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the president as the power to

grant pardons , appoint ambassadors, and give state of the union address, execute laws.

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veto

reject bill

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Vice President does…

advises president, negotiate with other countries, helps carry out laws.

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the first 100 day is to

measure the success of the new president.

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first 100 days is bases on

final bill count, and any other achievements for which they take credit

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U.S Foreign policy definition

the country’s actions, words, and beleifs words other countries.

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U.S Foreign policy main goals

  1. protect america and Americans.

    1. support economic growth and human rights around the world.

    1. increase support for American values such as democracy and freedom.

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U.S Foreign policy key players

president, executive branch, and legislative branch

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foreign aid definition

the help or assistance that we give to other countries usually through our department of state

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foreign aid main goals

  1. create relationships abroud

  2. foster future trading partners.

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foreign aid forms

  1. economic like money

    1. military like soldiers helping after disaster

    1. advice like how to create a democracy

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military definition

this country’s troops led by our president who is the commander in cheif

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military main goals

  1. prevent war

    1. protect United States

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military active groups

army

navy

air force

marine

coast guard

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treaties definition

a form of agreement between countries that act like laws that must be followed.

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wh is involved in treaties

the president is responsible for negotiating and signing treaties. all treaties must be approved by 2/3 of senate

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example of treaties

countries form an alliance through a treaty.

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Presidential madnate

When results of an election are clear showing that they have support for their agenda.

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Agency under homeland security

Cost guard

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Branches under the DOD

Arm, navy, Air Force, marines

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enforcement

monitor workspaces to see if they are following safety and health standards, make sure people are working in a safe environment.

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