Executive Branch

Ryan Drum
Mind Map by Ryan Drum, updated more than 1 year ago
Ryan Drum
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Executive Branch
1 President
1.1 President is the head of state and government of the US.
1.1.1 President appoints heads of independent federal commissions.
1.1.1.1 President can sign legislation into law or veto a bill.
1.1.1.1.1 Required to give information to congress on the State of the Union from time to time.
2 Vice President
2.1 Duty is to take over role as Vice President if President cannot perform his duties.
2.1.1 Serves as the President of the United States Senate and casts a vote if a tie happens.
3 Executive Office
3.1 Assists the President
3.1.1 Communicate President's Message to the people.
3.1.1.1 Individual offices created for the President's needs.
3.1.1.1.1 The Press Secretary provides info on the President's daily activities to the media.
4 Cabinet
4.1 Advisory body made up of heads of 15 executive departments.
4.1.1 Heads appointed by the President and confirmed by Senate.
4.1.1.1 Run major federal agencies.
4.1.1.1.1 Has an important role in the line of succession.
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