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Commerce, United States Department of

(Encyclopedia) Commerce, United States Department of, federal executive department charged with promoting U.S. economic development and technological advancement. In Feb., 1903, the Congress?

Transportation, United States Department of

(Encyclopedia) Transportation, United States Department of, executive department of the U.S. government, established by the Department of Transportation Act of 1966. Its chief executive officer, the?

Energy, United States Department of

(Encyclopedia) Energy, United States Department of, executive department of the federal government responsible for coordinating national activities relating to the production, regulation, marketing,?

Agriculture, United States Department of

(Encyclopedia) Agriculture, United States Department of, federal executive department established in 1862, whose head was made a cabinet member in 1889. The department administers federal programs?

Education, United States Department of

(Encyclopedia) Education, United States Department of, executive department of the federal government responsible for advising on educational plans and policies, providing assistance for education,?

Justice, United States Department of

(Encyclopedia) Justice, United States Department of, federal executive department established in 1870 and charged with providing the means for enforcing federal laws, furnishing legal counsel in?

War Department, United States

(Encyclopedia) War Department, United States, federal executive department organized (1789) to administer the military establishment. It was reconstituted (1947) as the Dept. of the Army when the?