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What is the function of the President’s Cabinet? Who may belong to the Cabinet?
If you were part of the President's Cabinet, what would you suggest to him that would help improve our economy?
What's the difference between a Cabinet-level department and a federal agency?
When President George W. Bush announced the appointment of Condoleezza Rice to the head of the National Security Council (NSC), he said he had decided not to make her part of the Cabinet. Has the head of the NSC ever been part of the Cabinet?
Did you know James Madison of Virginia was responsible for proposing the resolution to
create the various Cabinet positions within the Executive Branch?
Think about the responsibilities, programs, and impact of government departments whose leaders comprise the Presidential Cabinet.
Examine President Obama's selections for his Cabinet members.
Participate in a Web Exploration about the government departments whose leaders serve in the Presidential Cabinet. Go to the Exploration's URL and click on the "Load" button on the control panel, which is located in the bottom right corner.
Imagine that you are involved in a newly-designated secretary of a government department and compose an agenda offering department goals and initiatives for the next four years.