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Political Office Holders
What is the head of a cabinet level department usually called?
Asked in US Presidents, US Constitution
Is the head of the federal department in the president's cabinet?
That depends on the department. If the department is a Cabinet Level department (Defense, Interior, etc.) the head is a cabinet secretary, while other departments (Postal Service, Fish and Wildlife Department) are not Cabinet Level and therefore their heads are not cabinet secretaries. ...
Asked in History of the United States
The power to create Cabinet level departments is?
The power to create a cabinet level post belongs to the president. However, the Congress much appropriate the funds to operate it. The most recent cabinet department is the Department of Homeland Security. ...
What was the first cabinet department?
Of the initial 4 cabinet-level departments (State, War, Treasury, and Attorney General), the Department of State was the first, created in 1789 as the Department of Foreign Affairs. ...
Asked in US Presidents
What are the four cabinet departmaents?
There are fifteen cabinet level departments in the executive branch of the U.S. federal government. Four were created by George Washington during his presidency: the State Department, the Treasury Department, the Justice Department, and the War Department, which became the Defence Department in 1946. ...
Is the Department of Transportation a federal department?
The US government has a cabinet-level Department of Transportation. However, most states also have their own Departments of Transportation. ...
Asked in Politics and Government
Is the dept of defense a private or public sector?
The Department of Defense is a Cabinet-level Department in the United States government. As a part of the Government, it is public sector. ...
Asked in Vietnam War, Veterans Affairs and Issues
When did the Veterans Administration become the Department of Veterans Affairs?
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) was established as a Cabinet-level position on March 15, 1989. ...
Why was the Department of Transportation created?
The Department of Transportation was created to provide a cabinet level department to oversee the nations transportation system. They develop policies and procedures to make the system my economical and efficient. ...
Asked in US Government
What two executive departments were made in the 19th century?
The Post Office Department, which was a Cabinet level department until 1971, was started in 1829, the Interior Department was started in 1849, and the Agriculture Department was started in 1889. ...
What cabinet-level agency advises the president on foreign policy?
The State Department headed by the Secretary of State.
Is the postmaster general a cabinet level position?
The Postmaster General was a Cabinet-level position from 1829 to 1971, but the Postmaster General is no longer a Cabinet member since the United States Postal Service is now a special agency outside of the executive branch rather than an executive department. ...
Asked in US Constitution
The executive branch includes the?
The President of the United States, the vice president, and 15 Cabinet-level executive departments are included in the executive branch. The Cabinet-level members of the executive branch include the Department of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, and Education. ...
Asked in Workplace Health and Safety
Department of Health and Human Services was created out of which program?
In the US, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) was created from the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (DHEW) when the Department of Education was created as a Cabinet level department on its own. The remainder of DHEW became DHHS. ...
Asked in US Constitution, Bill Clinton
How many cabinet departments were created under the clinton administration?
President Clinton elevated the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to Cabinet level status in 1996. However, George Bush demoted FEMA from the Cabinet in 2001 and the agency is now part of the Department of Homeland Security. Clinton elevated the Director of the Office of the National Drug Control Policy to Cabinet level in 1993. This office was removed from Cabinet status in 1993. The Director of Central Intelligence was a Cabinet level official from 1995 to 2001. ...
Asked in US Government, US Congress
When the nation has a strong and lasting interest in performing a function the bureaucratic unit most commonly established to perform that function is the?
Asked in US Marine Corps
When the nation has a strong and lasting interest in performing a function the bureaucratic unit most commonly established to perform that function is what?