Independent regulatory commissions
Independent executive agencies
A personal secretary an administrative assistant for George Washington, with no provisions for a formal staff
One department: the Bureau of Unresolved Matters.
Two departments: Domestic and Foreign Affairs.
Three departments: State, War, and Treasury.
Hired based on their qualifications
Appointed by the president.
Elected in special elections.
Elected in general elections.
Department of Agriculture
Department of Justice
Department of Transportation
Department of Sport
The Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Postal Service
The Reconstruction Finance Corporation.
All were described and mandated by the Constitution.
All are privatized bureaucracies.
All are directly accountable to the president.
All consist of agencies that set up rules for Congress in passing laws.