Executive Branch

Ethan Frye
Mind Map by Ethan Frye, updated more than 1 year ago
Ethan Frye
Created by Ethan Frye over 4 years ago


My brainstorm about the executive branch.

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Executive Branch
1 President
1.1 Barack Obama
1.1.1 Commander-In-Chief
1.1.2 Head Of State
1.2 implements and enforces the laws written by Congress.
1.3 Power of the Executive Branch vested in him.
1.4 The President has the power either to sign legislation into law or to veto bills enacted by Congress.
2 Vice-President
2.1 Joe Biden
2.1.1 Primary duty is to be ready to become president at any point and time.
2.1.2 47th vice-president.
2.1.3 Sometimes attends the Senate to settle ties.
2.2 Elected through the electoral college.
3 The Cabinet
3.1 Advisory body consisting of the leaders of the 15 executive departents.
3.2 Members are the presidents closest friends.
3.3 Run major federal agencies.
3.4 The Cabinet plays an important role in the line of succession if the president, Vice President,, Speaker of the House, and Senate President pro tempore were to be rendered inadequate to be president.
4 Department Of Defense (DOD)
4.1 Office is located at the Pentagon.
4.2 Consists of all the branches of the military, including the Army, Navy, and Air Force, as well as many agencies, offices, and commands, such as the joint chief of staff.
4.3 Largest government agency.
4.3.1 1.3 million men and women on active duty
4.3.2 700,000 civilian personnel.
4.3.3 1.1 million citizens who serve in the National Guard and Reserve forces.
5 Employs More than 4 million americans.
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