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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 :))

2 Answers

  • NH Guy
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Here is a starting point:

    Department of State

    Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton

    Department of the Treasury

    Secretary Timothy F. Geithner

    Department of Defense

    Secretary Robert M. Gates

    Department of Justice

    Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr.

    Department of the Interior

    Secretary Kenneth L. Salazar

    Department of Agriculture

    Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack

    Department of Commerce

    Secretary Gary F. Locke

    Department of Labor

    Secretary Hilda L. Solis

    Department of Health and Human Services

    Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

    Department of Housing and Urban Development

    Secretary Shaun L.S. Donovan

    Department of Transportation

    Secretary Raymond L. LaHood

    Department of Energy

    Secretary Steven Chu

    Department of Education

    Secretary Arne Duncan

    Department of Veterans Affairs

    Secretary Eric K. Shinseki

    Department of Homeland Security

    Secretary Janet A. Napolitano

  • 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:

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