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1. Washington created the first Presidential Cabinet.
Who was on the Cabinet, and what Departments did they represent?
Secretary of State – Thomas Jefferson (March 22, 1790 – December 31, 1793)
Secretary of the Treasury – Alexander Hamilton (September 11, 1789 – January 31, 1795)
Secretary of War – Henry Knox (September 12, 1789 – December 31, 1794)
Attorney General – Edmond Randolph (February 2, 1790 – January 2, 1794)
Who is on the Cabinet today, and what Departments do they represent?
Vice President of the United States – Joseph R. Biden
Department of State – Secretary John Kerry
Department of The Treasury – Secretary Jack Lew
Department of Defense – Secretary Chuck Hagel
Department of Justice – Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr.
Department of the Interior – Secretary Sally Jewell
Department of Agriculture – Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack
Department of Commerce – Secretary Penny Pritzker
Department of Labor – Secretary Thomas E. Perez
Department of Health and Human Services – Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
Department of Housing and Urban Development – Secretary Shaun L.S. Donovan
Department of Transportation – Secretary Anthony Foxx
Department of Energy – Secretary Ernest Moniz
Department of Veterans Affairs – Secretary Eric K. Shinseki
Department of Homeland Security – Secretary Jeh Johnson
Department of Education – Secretary Arne Duncan
The following positions have the status of Cabinet – Rank:
White House Chief of Staff – Denis McDonough
Environmental Protection Agency – Administrator Gina McCarthy
Office of Management & Budget – Director Sylvia Burwell
United States Trade Representative – Ambassador Michael Froman
United States Mission to the United Nations – Ambassador Samantha Power
Council of Economic Advisers – Chairman Jason Furman
Small Business Administration – Acting Administrator Marianne O'Brien Markowitz
2. Washington was the first President to leave office after two terms.
Is that precedent still followed today? The precedents that Washington set when he was president are still followed by White House protocol today.
Why or why not?
3. Washington was the first to establish foreign policy, and issued the Proclamation of Neutrality.
What situation did this proclamation address? The proclamation of Neutrality was issued due to the fact that French had initiated a conflict solely for their benefit. President Washington decided to issue this decree in the affects of barring any United States involvement of either side of the conflict and if any citizen of the US was to assist either side they would not receive protection from the US.
What agency advises the President on foreign policy today? The Department of State and the Department of Defense advises the President on Foreign policy.
What is the role of this agency?…...

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