The Cabinet of the President of the United States

by James A. Eichner

Publisher: F. Watts in New York

Written in English
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  • Cabinet officers -- United States,
  • Executive departments -- United States

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Discusses the history, purpose, and duties of the President"s Cabinet, how Cabinet members are chosen, and the functions of the twelve departments administered by the Cabinet members.

Edition Notes

Statement[by] James A. Eichner. Illustrated by Tomie de Paola.
ContributionsDe Paola, Tomie.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJK611 .E4
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p.
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5680299M
LC Control Number69011536

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The U.S. Constitution never established a presidential cabinet—the delegates to the Constitutional Convention explicitly rejected the idea. So how did George Washington create one of the most powerful bodies in the federal government.

The American President's Cabinet examines the very different ways in which the seven presidents from Kennedy to Bush used the institution of the cabinet. Kennedy, for example, virtually ignored it, while Ford saw it as a vital institution which fulfilled a number of useful functions.

Cabinet of the President of the United States: A First Book Library Binding – January 1, by James A. Eichner (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: James A. Eichner. Get this from a library. The Cabinet of the President of the United States.

[James A Eichner; Tomie DePaola] -- Discusses the history, purpose, and duties of the President's Cabinet, how Cabinet members are chosen, and the functions of the twelve departments administered by the Cabinet. In Article II, Section 2, the United States Constitution established the role of a Cabinet in the Executive Branch.

Each member of the President’s Cabinet is expected to give reports about the areas of responsibility under his or her supervision. You are one of the 15 heads of executive departments in the President’s Cabinet. The President's Kitchen Cabinet brings history alive by tracing the people and foods that appeared at White House events large and small, personal and The Cabinet of the President of the United States book.

The research is impeccable, the stories are vivid and thrilling, and the food detailed and delicious. If you love the history of our nation's first home as I do, you will devour this bookReviews:   There are 23 members of the presidential cabinet, including the vice president of the United States.

How the First Cabinet Was Created Authority for the creation of a presidential cabinet is granted in Article II Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution. The Constitution gives the president the authority to seek external advisors. As they painstakingly hammered out a U.S.

Constitution in the spring and summer ofconstitutional delegates toyed with the idea of a presidential advisory body, which would come to Author: Jesse Greenspan. 18 rows  The United States Cabinet (usually simplified as "the Cabinet") is composed of the most.

The book starts out with a drawing of a dresser and the comment "This is not the president's cabinet." After a general description of what the cabinet is and its relation to the president under the constitution, single pages are devoted to the first cabinet and each significant change in the cabinet, metioning, e.g., the first secretary of the interior and the historical context in which that Reviews: 2.

President Donald J. Trump’s Cabinet includes Vice President Mike Pence and the heads of the 15 executive departments – the Secretaries of Agriculture.

The author was even thoughtful enough to include the secretaries of the cabinet of the Confederate States of America. The appendixes and bibliography are rich in information as well. This fine work belongs in all public libraries.

Thomas J. Baldino, Wilkes Univ., Wilkes-Barre, PAAuthor: Mark Grossman. Updated Septem The United States President’s cabinet consists of the heads of each of the executive departments, along with the vice president.

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He previously served as Secretary of State (–) and represented Pennsylvania in both houses of the U.S. was a states' rights advocate, and minimized the role of the federal.

1 woodblock in 8 sections ; 35 x cm. | Illustration shows at center and under heading "'We Propose' (When things blow over) When?" William M.

Tweed standing, holding a paper labeled "Political Economy by Boss Tweed", and in his shadow John T. Hoffman holding a paper labeled "Erie Bill"; members of the proposed cabinet are, clockwise from top left, "Dick Connolly" as "The Secretary of the.

The president of the United States is the head of state and head of government of the United States, indirectly elected to a 4-year term by the people through the Electoral officeholder leads the executive branch of the federal government and is the commander-in-chief of the United States Armed Forces.

Since the office was established inthere have been 45 presidencies. Grossman, M. Encyclopedia of The United States Cabinet: NY: Grey House Type of Reference: Encyclopedia Call Number: REF GRO Content/Scope: This 2volume reference is better than the first edition.

1, pages are used to provide information about the United States Cabinet from It discusses the cooperation the cabinet had from successes to failures and Reviews: 1. Announced Cabinet positions. All members of the Cabinet of the United States require the advice and consent of the United States Senate following appointment by the president before taking office.

The vice presidency is exceptional in that the position requires election to office pursuant to the United States gh some are afforded cabinet-level rank, non-cabinet members.

The president of the United States is invited to the NBA (National Basketball Association) opening ceremony to shoot the first ball into the basket and declare the basketball season open.

In this scenario, the president will be fulfilling the role of _____. Which of the following is a constitutional requirement for becoming president of the United States. According to Richard Neustadt, in his book Presidential Power, cabinet.

Of all the executive staff agencies, the ____ has the most direct contact with the president. In the United States, treaties are negotiated by the president and require _____.

no endorsement from any other government agency b. three-quarters approval from the cabinet prior to their submission to Congress d. two-thirds approval from Congress d. review by the Supreme Court before they can be implemented e. two-thirds approval from the. Internet Biographies: Franklin Pierce-- from The Presidents of the United States of America Compiled by the White House.

Franklin Pierce-- from The American President From the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia, in addition to information on the Presidents themselves, they have first lady and cabinet member biographies, listings of presidential staff and advisers. As an American hero, Grant was later elected the 18th President of the United States (–), working to implement Congressional Reconstruction and to remove the vestiges of slavery.

Internet Biographies: William J. Clinton-- from The Presidents of the United States of America Compiled by the White House. Bill Clinton-- from The American President From the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia, in addition to information on the Presidents themselves, they have first lady and cabinet member biographies, listings of presidential staff and.

Some presidential appointments require the approval of the Senate but many do not. Aside from Cabinet secretaries and Supreme Court justices, whose nominations require the approval of the Senate, the President of the United States has the authority to appoint people to high-level positions within the federal government unilaterally.

The president's legal advisers — led by general counsel Don McGahn — are the team meant to prevent any potential ethics violations by White. Woodrow Wilson, a leader of the Progressive Movement, was the 28th President of the United States ().

After a policy of neutrality at the outbreak of World War I, Wilson led America into. List of United States Cabinets. Jump to navigation Jump to search. This article needs to be wikified. (April ) The following is a list of United States Cabinets by the President of the United States under which they operated.

Present. This page was last changed on 21 Februaryat Text is. The president's Cabinet includes the Vice President of the United States and the heads of the 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, as well as the Attorney General.

The U.S. presidential cabinet includes the Vice President and the heads of 15 different departments. While it may be argued that all departments are important, some wield much more power and influence than others, such as Secretary of State, Secretary of the Treasury and Secretary of Defense.

cabinet: Cabinet of the U.S. president The U.S. president’s cabinet is entirely different from the British-style cabinet. It is composed of the heads of executive departments chosen by the president with the consent of the Senate, but the members do not hold seats in Congress, and their tenure, like that.

Fifty years later, inas the United States expanded westward, President Zachary Taylor expanded the president's Cabinet with the Department of the Interior. Forty years after that, inPresident Grover Cleveland elevated the Department of Agriculture, originally founded by President Abraham Lincoln, to Cabinet status.The president of the United States of America (often shortened to P.O.T.U.S.) is the chief executive of the United office of president was created in the United States Constitution in The first president (George Washington) took office in The president is in charge of the executive branch of the United States government.

The United States Constitution makes the president.