The Question: Established in 2002, what is the newest department in the U.S. Cabinet?
Dept. of Homeland Security
Dept. of Commerce
Dept. of Education
Dept. of Transportation
The Department of Homeland Security will celebrate its 20th birthday in 2022. It was created on November 25, 2002, following the September 11 terrorist attacks the year prior. The DHS comprises 22 different agencies, including the Secret Service, Coast Guard, and FEMA, united under one department. The head of this department is referred to as the secretary of homeland security.
The correct answer is Dept. of Homeland Security.