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Top Independent Agencies of the United States Federal Government

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They are called independent agencies because they are not part of the three main branches; executive, judicial and legislative

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Social Security Administration Report Abuse
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The National Aeronautics and Space Administratrion Report Abuse
NASA was established in 1958 to run the space program.
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The Peach Corps Report Abuse
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Peach Corps?
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Federal Deposit Insurance Coorporation Report Abuse
FDIC insures consumer confidence in monetary funds.
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Federal Communications Commission Report Abuse
The FCC gives licenses to radio and television
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The General Services Administration Report Abuse
Main purpose is to oversee the purchase, sale and operations of federal property.
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National Archives and Records Administration Report Abuse
Maintains all federal records.
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The National Labor Relations Board Report Abuse
Better known as the NLRB this agency prevents unfair labor practices.
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Too politicized and in bed with the Unions.
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National Science Foundation Report Abuse
Encourages and supports research in science and engineering.
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The Office of Personnel Management Report Abuse
The Human Resources Agency for the Federal Government.
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United State Agency for International Development Report Abuse
Administers humanitarian assistance to foreign countries as needed.
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AmericaCorps Report Abuse
Just like the Peace Corps except in the United States
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United States Postal Service Report Abuse
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About as inefficient as they come. A monopoly to boot. Talk about cronyism.
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Environmental Protection Agency Report Abuse
EPA, oversees the welfare of the environment of the United States
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Too politicized
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Federal Aviation Administration Report Abuse
Overseas the Airline and inspects aviation accidents.
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency Report Abuse
FEMA is in place to aid victims of natural disasters.
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The Securities and Exchange Commission Report Abuse
Protects investors who buy stocks and bonds.
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The Small Business Administration Report Abuse
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Central Intelligency Agency Report Abuse
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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Report Abuse
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