29 executive departments

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  1. 1. Department of Agriculture-(1862) Helps farmers and consumers of agricultural products-Food Safety and Inspection Service-Food and Nutrition Service-Agricultural Research-Farmers Home Administration-Soil Conservation-Forest Service
  2. 2. Department of Commerce-(1903) Promotes the economy and business interests of the nation-Census Bureau-Patent and Trademark Office-Bureau of Standards-National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service
  3. 3. Department of Labor-(1913) protects the interests of laborers and employers in the nation-Occupational Health and Safety Administration-Unemployment Insurance-Bureau of Labor Statistics
  4. 4. Department of Labor-(1913) protects the interests of laborers and employers in the nation-Occupational Health and Safety Administration-Unemployment Insurance-Bureau of Labor Statistics
  5. 5. Department of Health andHuman Services-(1953) works for the well being of the public-Medicare and Medicaidmedical care for the elderly andthe poor-Public Health ServiceCenter for Disease Control-Food and Drug Administration
  6. 6. Department of Housing and Urban Development-(1965) Deals with the special problems faced in urban areas-Mostly distributes federal funds to urban areas in order to:-Rebuilding slums-improve neighborhoods-build low income housing
  7. 7. Department of Transportation-(1966) Manages and oversees the nations transportation-National Highway Traffic Safety Administration-National Transportation Safety Board-Federal Aviation Administration
  8. 8. Department of Energy-(1977) manages the nations energy resources and tries to promote wise usage of energy-regulate energy related industries-oversees nuclear power industry
  9. 9. Department of Education-(1979) offers advise and assistance to states-gives grants and funds projects designed to improve education-No Child Left Behind Act-federal regulations concerning themeasurement of schoolperformance
  10. 10. Department of VeteransAffairs-(1988) manages the system of benefits for the veterans of our armed forces-Veterans Hospitals
  11. 11. Department of HomelandSecurity-(2003) purpose is to protect the security of America from threats-Secret Service-Coast Guard-Immigration-Customs-Transportation Security Administration-FEMA
  12. 12. Department of HomelandSecurity-(2003) purpose is to protect the security of America from threats-Secret Service-Coast Guard-Immigration-Customs-Transportation Security Administration-FEMA

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