The President's Cabinet

Then Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken shakes hand with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the Olive Hall before a meeting at the Foreign Ministry office on February 11, 2015 in Beijing.
Then Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken shakes hand with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the Olive Hall before a meeting at the Foreign Ministry office on February 11, 2015 in Beijing. Andy Wong - Pool/Getty Images

Clearly one of the most popular homework assignments in America -- "Name the president's Cabinet."

The Cabinet-level departments are listed here in order of presidential succession.

Department of State

Secretary of State: Antony Blinken
Web Address: http://www.state.gov/

Department of Treasury

Secretary of the Treasury: Janet Yellen
Web Address: https://home.treasury.gov/

Department of Defense

Secretary of Defense: Gen. Lloyd Austin
Web Address: http://www.defense.gov/

Department of Justice

Nominee for Attorney General: Merrick Garland
Web Address: http://www.justice.gov/

Department of Interior

Nominee for Secretary of the Interior: Deb Haaland
Web Address: http://www.doi.gov/

Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Nominee for Secretary of Agriculture: Tom Vilsack
Web Address: http://www.usda.gov/

Department of Commerce

Nominee for Secretary of Commerce: Gina Raimondo
Web Address: http://www.commerce.gov/

Department of Labor

Nominee for Secretary of Labor: Marty Walsh
Web Address: http://www.dol.gov/

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services: Xavier Becerra
Web Address: http://www.hhs.gov/

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Nominee for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development: Marcia Fudge
Web Address: http://www.hud.gov/

Department of Transportation (DOT)

Secretary of Transportation: Pete Buttigieg
Web Address: http://www.transportation.gov/

Department of Energy (DOE)

Nominee for Secretary of Energy: Jennifer Granholm
Web Address: http://www.energy.gov/

Department of Education

Nominee for Secretary of Education: Miguel Cardona
Web Address: http://www.ed.gov/

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Nominee for Secretary of Veteran Affairs: Denis McDonough
Web Address: http://www.va.gov/

Department of Homeland Security

Secretary of Homeland Security: Alejandro Mayorkas
Web Address: http://www.dhs.gov/

Note: While not officially part of the Cabinet, the following positions currently have Cabinet-rank status:
White House Chief of Staff
Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
Director of the Office of Management & Budget
United States Trade Representative
United States Ambassador to the United Nations

Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers

Administrator of the Small Business Administration

More About the Cabinet

Why is it called "cabinet?" When did it first meet? How much do the secretaries make, who picks them and how long do they serve?

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