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AP Government Agencies review
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Provides intercity rail passenger service. Is a Government Corporation.
Collects, evaluates, and disseminates vital information on economic, military, political, scientific, and other developments abroad to safeguard national security. Federal Regulatory Agency.
Protects people and the environment from significant health risks, sponsors and conducts research, and develops and enforces environmental regulations. Federal Regulatory Agency.
Regulates interstate and international communications through cable, radio, television, satellite and wire. The goal of the Commission is to promote connectivity and ensure a robust and competitive market. Independent Agency.
Answers questions about federal deposit insurance coverage, and handles complaints and inquiries about FDIC-insured state banks which are not members of the Federal Reserve System. Independent Agency.
Federal Reserve System
Is the central bank of the United States. It formulates and administers credit and monetary policy. Government Corporation.
Works to prevent fraudulent, deceptive, and unfair business practices. They also provide information to help consumers spot, stop, and avoid scams and fraud. Federal Regulatory Agency.
Explores, and conducts scientific research on Earth systems, the solar system, and the universe. Independent Agency.
National Endowment for the Arts
Funds, promotes, and strengthens the creative capacity of our communities by providing all Americans with opportunities for arts participation. Independent Agency.
Volunteers travel to developing countries all over the world to assist with many ongoing efforts including AIDS education, business training, and information infrastructure development. Independent Agency.
Oversees securities exchanges, securities brokers and dealers, investment advisors, and mutual funds in an effort to promote fair dealing, the disclosure of important market information, and to prevent fraud. Federal Regulatory Agency.
is the world's largest museum and research complex, with 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoo, and 9 research facilities. Independent Agency.
Provides low-cost electricity in seven southeastern states, and provides flood control, navigation, and land management for the Tennessee River system. Independent Agency.
Provides mail processing and delivery services to individuals and businesses in the U.S. Government Corporation.
Voice of America
Is an international multimedia broadcaster with service in more than 40 languages. Voice of America provides news, information, and cultural programming through the Internet, mobile and social media, radio, and television. Independent Agency.
The President's habitual way of performing and balancing three political roles: rhetorical, personal relations, and homework.
AKA "his way of acting"
World View: (adolescence)
"His way of seeing" the world. Decides what he thinks is important.
His "fundamental self-esteem" - is he fueled by affection, or achievement.
People look to the president for _____________
The people demand a sense of ________________ and _______________
The president must have an air of ______________ of one who is above politics.
High activity and enjoyment of the job. Flexible, Adaptable.
Ex: Thomas Jefferson applied his reasoning and organization skills.
Intense effort and not much of an emotional reward for it. Escaping reality under the guise of heavy work loads.
"Gets and keeps power"
Ex: John Adams was a hard worker and an active worrier. Impatient. Brought the nation to the brink of war with Britain.
Receptive, Compliant, and Seeks Affection. Contradiction of low self esteem and resilient optimism.
In it for the "Love."
Ex: James Madison suffered from irresolution and compromise. He did lead the nation when Britain invaded Washington D.C.
Does little in politics and doesn't enjoy the job; is there to fulfill a duty to the country. Withdraws.
Ex: George Washington sought stability and retirement to Mt.Vernon
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