Overview

In A Very Big Branch, students learn that there's more to the executive branch than just the president! Students learn how the executive departments and agencies regulate and enforce governmental policies, and they explore the roles and responsibilities of the presidential cabinet.  

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to...
  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of executive departments and the president’s cabinet.
  • Describe how executive departments and agencies enforce governmental policies.
  • Examine regulatory agencies and their social, economic, and political impact on the country.

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