When was the U.S. Department of Navy created?

Answer The US Department of the Navy was created on May 3, 1798 under President John Adams. He wanted the Navy to protect American ships and also to attack privateers from France. The Navy had a fleet of ... Read More »

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When was the department of Navy established as a separate department?

The Department of the Navy was established on 30 April 1798. Note that there was a Navy during the War for Independence, it was established by the Continental Congress on 13 October 1775. That dat... Read More »

What in the difference between the Department of the Navy and the Navy Department?

Nothing - Department of the Navy is the formal title for the Pentagon division that encompasses the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps. Navy Department is an informal term.

When was the U.S. Department of State created?

President George Washington signed a bill on July 27, 1789, creating the Department of Foreign Affairs. Washington signed another bill on Sept. 15, giving the department added responsibilities and ... Read More »

When was the Department of Defense created?

The Department of Defense was officially created in 1949 to consolidate defense agencies. It was preceded by the National Military Establishment, created in 1947, and the War Department, created in... Read More »