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Executive Branch PowerPoint Project

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Rhianna Daly

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The Executive Branch Rhianna Daly Section 2 Section 3 Cabinet Members Cabinet Members Secretary of State Bill Clinton George Washington William Mckinley The White House Definition Members of the Executive Branch The Federal Government Section 1 -The branch of the United States government that is responsible for carrying out laws. A description of this branch can be found in Article 2 of the constitution. Main Duties of the federal Government:
-Establish an Army to Defend the borders
- Create a system of roads
- Designate a common currency
- Establish Health policy and standards
- Maintain a National postal system
- Spending money efficently -The President: Barack Obama
-The Vice President: Joseph Biden
-Secretary of State: Hilary Clinton
-Cabinet: Head of Various Departments
Ex. : The Department of Treasury Address: The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20500 Term:1st President of the United States (1789–1797)
Born: February 22, 1732, Pope’s Creek, Virginia
Nickname: “Father of His Country”
Education: The equivalent of an elementary school education
Marriage: January 6, 1759, to Martha Dandridge Custis (1731–1802)
Children: None
Career: Soldier, Planter
Political Party: Federalist
Died: December 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, Virginia
Buried: Family vault, Mount Vernon, Virginia Term: 42nd President of the United States (1993–2001)
Born: August 19, 1946 in Hope, Arkansas
Full Name:William Jefferson Clinton
Education: Georgetown University (1968), attended Oxford University (1968–1970), Yale Law School (1973)
Marriage: Hillary Rodham on October 11, 1975
Children: Chelsea Victoria (1980)
Career: Lawyer, public official
Political Party: Democrat The U.S. executive branch is made up of two essential components: the president and the Cabinet he or she selects to represent each of the 15 major departments of U.S. government. The Cabinet is an intimate group that meets at least once a week to discuss the most essential aspects of U.S. policy and government with the president. Members of the executive branch function not only as essential policymakers, but also as direct representatives of the American electorate. Number of Members: The Cabinet includes the Vice President and the heads of 15 executive departments-the Secretaries of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Labor, State, Transportation, Treasury, and Veterans Affairs, and the Attorney General. Secretary of State Ken Detzner began serving as Florida's Secretary of State for the second time in his career on February 17, 2012 after being appointed by Governor Rick Scott. Prior to his appointment, Secretary Detzner spent more than 30 years working in private and public settings, including the Florida Department of State. Barack Obama Term: 44th President of the United States (2009– )
Born: August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, HI
Full Name: Barack Hussein Obama
Nickname: “Barry”
Education: Columbia University (B.A., 1983), Harvard (J.D., 1991)
Marriage: Michelle Robinson, on October 3, 1992
Children: Malia Ann (1998); Natasha, known as Sasha (2001)
Career: Community Organizer, Public Official
Political Party: Democrat Term: 25th President of the United States (1897–1901)
Born: January 29, 1843, Niles, Ohio
Nickname: “Idol of Ohio”
Education: Allegheny College
Marriage: January 25, 1871, to Ida Saxton (1847–1907)
Children: Katherine (1871–1875), Ida (1873)
Career: Lawyer
Political Party: Republican
Died: September 14, 1901, Buffalo, New York
Buried: Canton, Ohio (adjacent to Westlawn Cemetery) Secretary of Defense Secretary of Treasury Secretary of Education Secretary of the Interior Prior to his confirmation as Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta served as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) from February 13, 2009 to June 30, 2011. From July 1994 to January 1997, Mr. Panetta served as Chief of Staff to President Bill Clinton. Prior to that, he was Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). As a member of Congress, Panetta represented California's 16th (now 17th) District in the House of Representatives from 1977 to 1993. During his final four years in Congress, Panetta served as chairman of the influential House Budget Committee.
Timothy Franz Geithner was born on August 18th, 1961, in New York City to Deborah and Peter Geithner. His mother was a pianist and piano teacher. His father's job as an international development official for the U.S. government had Geithner and his family traveling and living in foreign countries for most of his childhood. After graduating from Dartmouth College in 1983 with a B.A. in government and Asian studies, he attained his master's degree in international economics and East Asian studies from John Hopkins University.
Arne Duncan became the U.S. Secretary of Education in 2009. Arne went to Harvard University, where he was co-captain of the basketball team before graduating with a sociology degree in 1987. He then returned to Chicago and in 1992, along with his sister, helped create Ariel Community Academy. He became director of the magnet school program for Chicago Public Schools in 1998 and in 2001 was named chief executive officer. Barack Obama, was elected president in 2008 and then named Duncan as Secretary of Education. Ken Salazar is the former Colorado senator who became U.S. Secretary of the Interior under President Barack Obama in 2009. He heads a vast agency whose bureaus manage water, fish, wildlife, mining, public lands and national parks and maintain federal relationships with American Indians. He previously served the state as natural resources director (1990-94) and legal counsel to Gov. Roy Romer (1986-90).
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