1. - Who was on the Cabinet, and what Departments did they represent?
• Secretary Thomas Jefferson -- Department of State
• Secretary Alexander Hamilton -- Department of Treasury
• Secretary Henry Knox -- Department of War
• Attorney General Edmund Randolph -- Department of Justice
- Who is on the Cabinet today, and what Departments do they represent?
• Secretary John Kerry -- Department of State
• Secretary Jack Lew -- Department of Treasury
• Secretary Chuck Hagel -- Department of Defense
• Attorney General Eric Holder, Jr. -- Depart of Justice
• Secretary Sally Jewell -- Department of the Interior
• Secretary Tom Vilsack -- Department of Agriculture
• Secretary Penny Pritzker -- Department of Commerce
• Secretary Thomas Perez -- Department of Labor
• Secretary Kathleen Sebelius -- Department of H&HS
• Secretary Shaun Donovan -- Department of Housing & Urban Deve….
• Secretary Anthony Foxx -- Department of Transportation
• Secretary Ernest Moniz -- Department of Energy
• Secretary Arne Duncan -- Department of Education
• Secretary Eric Shinseki -- Department of Veterans Affairs
• Secretary Rand Beers -- Department of Homeland Security
2. - Is that precedent still followed today? Yes
- Why or why not?
The precedent was set by, George Washington. He refused to serve more than two terms. George Washington had such a difficult second term in his relations with Congress and the Press when it expired in March 1797, and although he was asked to run again, he declared "two terms are enough for any man" and because this was a dictum of the Father of the Nation it was treated as an iron rule as if it were part of the Constitution. It was an "unwritten rule" that you didn't serve more than two until FDR in WW2 said we shouldn't
3. - What situation did this proclamation address?
The proclamation stated the United States position of neutrality in the conflict between France and Great...