George Washington Presidential Cabinet

George Washington Presidential Cabinet
George Washington was the 1st President of the US whose presidency spanned from April 30, 1789 to March 4, 1797. The Cabinet members of the George Washington included his Vice President, John Adams (1789-97). His Cabinet members were the official advisers he had appointed to head the executive departments of government during his presidency.

George Washington Presidential Cabinet: Government Issues
The members of the George Washington Presidential Cabinet provided the President with advice on the important events of his presidency from April 30, 1789 to March 4, 1797. Key government issues requiring Cabinet debate included the American War of Independence (17751783), the Bill of Rights is ratified in 1791 and the establishment of the national mint and the Post Office.

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George Washington Presidential Cabinet
The following list provides the names of the George Washington Presidential Cabinet members and the departments in which they held the positions in which the foreign policies and the domestic policies of the nation were discussed. The Presidential Cabinet Members had to be approved by the Senate by a majority (51 votes). The Presidential Cabinet members of the executive departments of the US Government are ranked in order, according to the United States Presidential Line of Succession

George Washington Presidential Cabinet

Cabinet Departments and Cabinet Members

Vice President: John Adams (1789-97)

Secretary of State:

John Jay (1789-90)
Thomas Jefferson (1790-93)
Edmund Randolph (1794-95)
Timothy Pickering (1795-97)

Secretary of the Treasury:

Alexander Hamilton (1789-95)
Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (1795-97)

Secretary of War:

Henry Knox (1789-94)
Timothy Pickering (1795-96)
James McHenry (1796-97)

Attorney General:

Edmund Randolph (1790-94)
William Bradford (1794-95)
Charles Lee (1795-97)

George Washington Presidential Cabinet

George Washington Presidential Cabinet
The George Washington Presidential Cabinet article provides interesting facts and important information about George Washington, the 1st President of the United States.

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