a) provides advice to the president;
b) secretaries of the 15 departments plus the VP;
c) Senate confirmation required;
d) list of executive departments.
Executive Office Agencies
a) most created in 1930's during FDR administration;
b) no Senate confirmation required.
Office of Management and Budget
An Executive office agency that prepares the budget that the president proposes to Congress each year.
National Security Council
An Executive office agency that helps coordinate military and foreign policy.
Council of Economic Advisors
An Executive office agency that helps set economic policies.
White House Office
a) also created during the FDR administration;
b) no senate confirmation;
c) provides day-to-day assistance to President.
Press secretary, Chief of staff, White House counsel
What are the three most important officials?
What is made up of independent agencies, government corporations, and civil service systems?
CIA, EPA, NASA
What are the three most important independent agencies?
What are the two most important government corporations?
What system rewards supporters with jobs?
What act in 1883 eliminated the spoils system and says employment must be based on merit?
What act in 1939 states that federal workers can't participate in election campaigns on the job?