Teachers can modify the movie worksheets to fit the needs of each class. The journey of Woodward and Bernstein, as shown in the film, has many of the stages and archetypes of the Hero's Journey.
Today, the Cabinet includes the Vice President and 15 executive departments. Here's a primer on the departments, in order of their succession to the Presidency.
Department of State Established: The name was changed to the Department of State less than 2 months later, when Congress passed an Act to "provide for the safe keeping of the Acts, Records, and Seal of the United States, and for other purposes.
After spending the previous 5 years as Minister to France, Thomas Jefferson served under George Washington from until Jefferson resigned over a disagreement about whether the U.
He wanted to back the French, Alexander Hamilton supported the British, and Washington opted for neutrality. Develop foreign policy, advance freedom, and create a secure and beneficial world for the American people and the international community.
Department of the Treasury Established: Alexander Hamilton served under Washington from During that time, he instituted a plan for paying back the country's massive war debt, which helped establish the United States' credibility abroad.
Hamilton also helped establish the First Bank of the United States in Ironically, he resigned his position to join the New York bar because he wasn't making enough money.
Collect revenue the IRS is the largest of Treasury's bureausproduce money, and formulate economic policy. The Treasury is responsible for producing all of the currency and coinage in the United States.
Department of Defense Established: The Act merged the Department of War, which had been established in as one of the original four Cabinet-level positions, and the Department of the Navy, and also created the United States Air Force.
The new department was originally named the National Military Establishment, but the unfortunate pronunciation of its acronym prompted it to be renamed 2 years later. Suffering from major depression, Forrestal committed suicide 2 months after resigning his position in Provide the military forces needed to deter war and protect the security of the United States.
Donald Rumsfeld is both the youngest and oldest person to serve as Secretary of Defense. Bush inserved until he was Department of Justice Established: InUlysses S.
Grant signed a bill to create a Department of Justice headed by the Attorney General -- a position that dates back to the First Congress.
Enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law, prevent and control crime, and seek just punishment for criminals.
Department of the Interior Established: As its seal indicates, the Department of the Interior was established on March 3,the last day of the 30th Congress, to handle domestic matters. Protect and provide access to our nation's natural and cultural heritage and honor our trust responsibilities to Indian Tribes and our commitments to island communities.
The department's oldest bureau, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, manages over 66 million acres of land and was created in under the Department of War. Department of Agriculture Established: The Department of Agriculture was established in by Abraham Lincoln.
The department wasn't elevated to Cabinet status until the final year of Grover Cleveland's first term in Norman Jay Coleman, who went into farming after receiving his law degree, served as the first Secretary of Agriculture for all of 3 weeks under Cleveland before President-elect Benjamin Harrison appointed his own secretary.
Formulate policy on farming, food, and natural resources, maintain food safety, and combat hunger worldwide. Public outrage at the unsanitary conditions at Chicago meatpacking plants described in Upton Sinclair's The Jungle prompted the Meat Inspection Act.
Department of Commerce Established: The Department of Commerce and Labor was created inbut the Department of Commerce wasn't established as it is known today until President William H.
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A reconstruction of the discovery of the White House link with the Watergate affair by two young reporters from the Washington Post. The s were a bad time for American politics, but a great time for Hollywood movies about American politics.
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All the President's Men is a non-fiction book by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, two of the journalists who investigated the first Watergate break-in and ensuing scandal for The Washington Post.