Fifth Week: Executive Branch

The Executive Branch section begins with the various departments that make up the executive branch of the federal government and then looks at the growth of the powers of the President and the checks on Presidential power.

The Executive Branch section section contains three separate days:
Day 1: Federal Departments describes the organizational structure.
Day 2: Presidential Powers looks at the abilities of the Chief Executive. 
Day 3: Case Study: Nixon is an example of the limits of Presidential power.