The Federal Government

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1) List at least 10 different things that the federal government does. Can the powers of the federal government be classified into general categories? PLEASE NOTE: I am looking for specific functions revealed by visits to agency web sites (such as “meat inspection”), and NOT generic powers listed in the Constitution (such as “coin money”).
1)The Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the federal agency that uses science to protect the nation against diseases and illnesses.
2)Federal Student Aid is a federal agency which provides students with loans, grants and work study in order to attend a institute of higher education or a trade school.
3)Americorps is a agency supported by the federal government that is used as a networking tool that helps individuals partake in community service for numerous nonprofit organizations. It helps people find volunteer work
4)The well-known national railroad system Amtrak is owned by the federal government.
5) The federal government also runs the U.S Botanical Gardens, a plant museum the exist for the purpose of informing visitors about the important roles plants play in our ecosystem.
6)Fedlink is a federal agency that assures that all libraries have a common services in regards to resources, programs and procedures.
7)The federal government is responsible for creating the Endangered Species Act, a law that protects animal and plant species that are on the red list.
8)The Federal Agency, the United States Department of

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