Washington Takes Office How does George Washington set up his new Government?
Washington’s Inauguration • April 30,1789 • Inauguration- a ceremony in which the President takes the oath of office • Washington took the oath of office on a balcony of Federal Hall in New York City
Evaluate the Policy • Step 1 of the AHPPA: Identify Problem • The newly elected President Washington was confronted with the problem of which men to appoint to his cabinet • Step 4 of the AHPPA: Evaluate the Policy • Who did Washington appoint and why?
Washington Creates a New Government • The presidents first job is to put a working government into place. • How does the president go about doing this? • Now you will complete the worksheet that your teacher handed out.
Washington’s Forms His Cabinet • Thomas Jefferson appointed as Secretary of State • Alexander Hamilton appointed as Secretary of Treasury • Henry Knox appointed as Secretary of War • Edmund Randolf appointed as Attorney General • John Jay appointed Chief Justice
Thomas Jefferson • What is Thomas Jefferson’s job as Secretary of State?????? • The Secretary of State is responsible for managing relations with foreign nations.
Alexander Hamilton • What is Alexander Hamilton’s job as Secretary of Treasury? • The Secretary of Treasury is responsible for handling economic affairs of the country. • Hamilton was responsible for formulating a plan to solve the countries financial crisis.
Henry Knox • What is Henry Knox’s job as Secretary of War????? • The Secretary of War is responsible for the organization, maintenance, and supervision of expenses of the United States Military. • http://www.ehow.com/list_6778730_secretary-war-duties.html
Edmund Randolf • What is Edmund Randolf’s job as the Attorney General? • The Attorney General is responsible for managing the central agency for enforcement of federal laws. • http://www.ehow.com/about_6572524_job-description-attorney-general.html
John Jay • What is John Jay’s job as Chief Justice? • Chief Justice is the “first among equals” and exercises a unique leadership role as the presiding officer of the Court, as the manager of the Court’s overall operations, and as head of the federal judicial branch of government. • http://www.bespacific.com/mt/resources/2005.09.22.crssab.pdf