15 terms

Government Vocab [Cabinet Departments]

Department of Agriculture
helps farmers expand markets
Department of Commerce
promotes economic development
Department of Defense
deals with national security and military
Department of Education
ensures that public schools provide proper education
Department of Energy
deals with energy policies, rates natural gas distribution
Department of Health and Human Services
oversees the health and well-being of Americans
Department of Homeland Security
protect the nation against further terrorist attacks
Department of Housing and Urban Development
provides equal housing, insurance, rent subsidy, etc.
Department of the Interior
manages national parks and resources
Department of Justice
they enforce federal laws
Department of Labor
tries to ensure safe working conditions
Department of State
plans and carries out the nation's foreign policy
Department of Transportation
promotes international trade
Department of the Treasury
manages the public debt and collects taxes
Department of Veterans Affairs
benefits for former members of armed services