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 United States Of America Statistics, Facts and Figures by CityBloc.com
The Congress of the United States is the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States.
Forty-eight of the states are in the single region between Canada and Mexico; this group is referred to, with varying precision and formality, as the continental or contiguous United States, sometimes abbreviated CONUS, and as the Lower 48.
The state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean.
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 ANS: United States Cabinet
The United States cabinet includes all coins issued in and for the British North American Plantations until 1783 and for the United States thereafter, including Alaska and Hawaii; Puerto Rican coins are included in the Latin American department, because the most important issues for Puerto Rico were struck before 1898.
The United States cabinet began with the very first coin donated to the ANS, a half cent of 1825, 1858.1.1.
The cabinet grew dramatically in the first years of the twentieth century, when John Sanford Saltus donated his collection of US coins - which had 124 large cents, comprising all major varieties then catalogued, including the strawberry leaf, of which only four are known.
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 President of the United States - George W. Bush
In his 2007 State of the Union Address, President Bush addressed the major issues facing our nation and discussed opportunities for both parties to work together to accomplish big objectives for the American people.
In his 2006 State of the Union Address, President Bush described the state of our Union as strong - and he laid out an agenda of leadership to act confidently in pursuing the enemies of freedom and to build our prosperity by leading the world economy.
President George W. Bush is the 43rd President of the United States and was sworn in for a second term on January 20, 2005.
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 Government
One of the principal purposes of the Cabinet is to advise the President on any subject he may require relating to the duties of their respective offices.
One of President Bush's top priorities is to select men and women of the greatest ability and highest ethical and professional integrity to serve in policymaking and key administrative positions.
The President's immediate personal staff and units within the EOP whose sole function is to advise and assist the President are not subject to FOIA.
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  United States Cabinet Summary
The Cabinet is a part of the executive branch of the U.S. federal government consisting of the heads of federal executive departments.
Details United States Cabinet positions and duties including Secretary of Defense, Attorney General, and Secretary of State as well as a short biography of the people holding these offices as of Dec. 2003.
United States Cabinet: Cabinet meeting on May 16, 2001.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: United States Cabinet
Cabinet officers are nominated by the President and then presented to the United States Senate for confirmation or rejection by a simple majority.
The United States Secretary of Defense is the head of the United States Department of Defense (DoD), concerned with the armed services and The role of the Secretary of Defense is to be the principal defense policy advisor to the President and is responsible for the formulation of general defense...
Puerto Rico and the Northern Marianas are commonwealths of the United States.
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 United States Cabinet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Cabinet is a part of the executive branch of the U.S. federal government consisting of the heads of federal executive departments.
The Cabinet is also important in the presidential line of succession, which determines an order in which Cabinet officers succeed to the office of the president following the death or resignation of the Vice President, Speaker of the House and the President pro tempore of the Senate.
The Secretary of State was briefly known as the Secretary of Foreign Affairs (from 27 July 1789 to 15 September 1789), but the position was renamed Secretary of State prior to being filled for the first time in March 1790.
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 United States Cabinet
The Cabinet is that part of the Executive branch of the United States Government consisting of the heads of the executive departments[?].
The term Cabinet is nowhere found in the United States Constitution, and the only reference to it within the Constitution is in the Twenty-fifth Amendment which states that the Vice President and a majority of the principal officers of the departments can transmit a notice that the President is unfit for office.
The Cabinet is also important in the Presidential line of succession, with the Cabinet officers in the line of succession after the Speaker of the House and the President pro tempore of the Senate.
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 Government of the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The government of the United States, established by the Constitution, is a federal republic of 50 states.
The United States Department of Justice represents the U.S. government in legal matters and courts of law, and renders legal advice and opinions upon request to the president and to the heads of the executive departments.
The United States circuit courts are "appellate courts" that hear appeals of cases decided by the district courts.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In countries with a presidential system, such as the United States, the cabinet does not function as a collective legislative influence; rather, their primary role is as an unofficial advisory council to the head of government, consisting of the heads of the executive departments they are appointed to lead.
In some countries, cabinets are required to be appointed from sitting members of the legislature while in others, such as the United States, cabinet members may not be sitting legislators; they must resign their legislative office if they accept a cabinet appointment.
The day-to-day role of most cabinet members is to serve as the head of one segment of the national bureaucracy, as the head civil servant to which all other employees in that department report.
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 United States Cabinet: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
The Cabinet is that part of the Executive branch of the United States Government consisting of the heads of the executive departments[?].
The term Cabinet is nowhere found in the United States Constitution, and the only reference to it within the Constitution is in the Twenty-fifth Amendment which states that the Vice President and a majority of the principal officers of the departments can transmit a notice that the President is unfit for office.
Unlike the Cabinets in parliamentary systems, where the Prime Minister is frequently first among equals, the officials in the United States Cabinet are strongly subordinate to the President.
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In countries with a presidential system, such as the United States, the cabinet does not function as a collective legislative influence; rather, their primary role is as an unofficial advisory council to the head of government, consisting of the heads of the executive departments they are appointed to lead.
In some countries, cabinets are required to be appointed from sitting members of the legislature while in others, such as the United States, cabinet members may not be sitting legislators; they must resign their legislative office if they accept a cabinet appointment.
The day-to-day role of most cabinet members is to serve as the head of one segment of the national bureaucracy, as the head civil servant to which all other employees in that department report.
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 United States Cabinet - Definition, explanation
The Cabinet is a part of the executive branch of the U.S. federal government consisting of the heads of federal executive departmentss.
George Washington's first Cabinet consisted of Thomas Jefferson as Secretary of State, Alexander Hamilton as Secretary of the Treasury, Henry Knox as Secretary of War, and Edmund Randolph as Attorney General.
The 15 Cabinet Secretaries are chosen by the President, and they are approved by the United States Senate by simple majority vote.
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 United States
During the 19th century, many new states were added to the original thirteen as the nation expanded across the North American continent and acquired a number of overseas possessions.
The social structure of the United States, a capitalist country, is highly stratified, with a large proportion of the wealth of the country controlled by a small fraction of the population which exerts disproportionate cultural and political influence.
The United States is also a great center of higher education, boasting more than 1,500 universities, colleges, and other institutions of higher learning, the top tier of which may be considered to be among the most prestigious and advanced in the world.
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 governpub.com: President>>United States Cabinet
The Executive Office of the President (EOP) consists of the immediate staff of the President of the United States, as well as multiple levels of support staff reporting to the President.
Unlike many Cabinets in parliamentary systems, where the Prime Minister is said to be "first among equals," the officials in the United States Cabinet are strongly subordinate to the President.
The main interaction that Cabinet members have with the legislative branch are regular testimonials before Congressional committees to justify their actions, and coordinate executive and legislative policy in their respective fields of jurisdiction.
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 Welcome to The American Presidency
Each president, with the consent of the Senate, appoints a group of cabinet officers called secretaries (with the exception of the Department of Justice head who is called the attorney general) to head each of the 15 executive departments.
Cabinet meetings are held in the Cabinet Room at the White House.
Cabinet officers are expected to resign when a president leaves office, as it is customary for incoming presidents to choose their own staff.
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 Wikinfo | United States   (Site not responding. Last check: )
During the 19th century, many new states were added to the original 13 as the nation expanded across the North American continent and acquired a number of overseas possessions.
The federal and state government is dominated by two political parties, the Republicans (center-right) and the Democrats (center-left), although minor party candidates and independents are occasionally elected especially to local or state office.
As the world's third largest nation (land area), the United States landscape varies greatly: temperate forestland on the East coast, mangrove forests in Florida, the Great Plains in the centre of the country, the Mississippi-Missouri river system, the Rocky Mountains west of the plains, deserts and temperate coastal zones west of the Rocky Mountains.
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 President of the United States: United States Cabinet
The term Cabinet is nowhere found in the United States Constitution, where reference is made only to the heads of departments.
Every member of the Cabinet is appointed by the President, subject to confirmation by the Senate, and serves at the pleasure of the President.
Secretary of Veterans' Affairs Former Cabinet positions: * From 1789 to 1947 the duties of the Secretary of Defense were divided between the Cabinet-level positions of the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy.
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 President of the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Because of the superpower status of the United States the President is often dubbed "the most powerful on earth" and the current occupant is one of the world's best-known figures.
Through the Department of State the president is responsible for the of Americans abroad and of foreign nationals the United States.
The United States presidential line of succession is a well-defined sequence of who to fill the Presidential office upon the resignation or removal from office (by impeachment and conviction) of a sitting President.
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 Informat.io on Cabinet   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In theory the prime minister/premier is first among equals but in practice the power to expel ministers from the Cabinet and determine their portfolios in a cabinet reshuffle means that the Prime Minister usually has a high degree of control over the Cabinet.
The Westminster cabinet system is the foundation of cabinets as they are known at the federal and state (or provincial) levels of Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland and other Commonwealth of Nations or countries whose parliamentary model was closely based on that of Great Britain.
Normally, since they are appointed by the executive, they are members of the same political party, but the executive is free to select anyone, including opposition party members; the current (as of 2006) United States Secretary of Transportation is of the opposing party of the president who appointed him.
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Under the Constitution, the president is the federal official primarily responsible for the relations of the United States with foreign nations.
Cass represented the State of Michigan in the United States Senate from 1845 to 1848.
The Cabinet is only mentioned briefly in the Constitution, in Article 2, Section 2 with the words "he may require the Opinion, in writing, of the principal Officer in each of the executive Departments, upon any subject relating to the Duties of their respective Offices," and in the 25th Amendment Section 4.
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