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U.S. Government
President's Cabinet
U.S. Government Course Overview
Unit 1
Unit 2
Unit 3
Unit 4
Unit 5
Local Government Participation Project
Final Exam Review

Cabinet Position

Department of State

Task of Position

in charge of foreign affairs

Department of Justice chief legal officer of the US
Department of Defense operates armed forces of the US
Department of Interior oversees National Parks; Indian affairs
Department of Agriculture handles farm education and research
Department of Labor aids wage earners; mediates strikes
Department of Commerce promotes growth of business and industry
Department of Treasury coins and prints money; Secret Service
Department of Health & Human Services runs Social Security; FDA
Department of Education oversees educational grants to the states
Department of Housing & Urban Development oversees problems of urban life
Department of Transportation runs the Coast Guard
Department of Homeland Security protection against terrorism