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History homework help :)?

List five executive departments and summarize in your own words their role in the executive branch. Which one is is most important to the function of the executive branch? Why?

any ideas...?

thank you :))

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  • NH Guy
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago
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    Here is a starting point:

    Department of State

    Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton

    state.gov

    Department of the Treasury

    Secretary Timothy F. Geithner

    treasury.gov

    Department of Defense

    Secretary Robert M. Gates

    defenselink.mil

    Department of Justice

    Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr.

    usdoj.gov

    Department of the Interior

    Secretary Kenneth L. Salazar

    doi.gov

    Department of Agriculture

    Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack

    usda.gov

    Department of Commerce

    Secretary Gary F. Locke

    commerce.gov

    Department of Labor

    Secretary Hilda L. Solis

    dol.gov

    Department of Health and Human Services

    Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

    hhs.gov

    Department of Housing and Urban Development

    Secretary Shaun L.S. Donovan

    hud.gov

    Department of Transportation

    Secretary Raymond L. LaHood

    dot.gov

    Department of Energy

    Secretary Steven Chu

    energy.gov

    Department of Education

    Secretary Arne Duncan

    ed.gov

    Department of Veterans Affairs

    Secretary Eric K. Shinseki

    va.gov

    Department of Homeland Security

    Secretary Janet A. Napolitano

    dhs.gov

  • NT
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    Here's a Wikipedia article on the Executive Branch, where you should be able to find plenty of information to answer your question:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_federal...

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