EXECUTIVE ORDER 10990
allows the government to take over all modes of transportation and control of highways and
EXECUTIVE ORDER 1099
allows the government to seize and control the communication media.
EXECUTIVE ORDER 10997
allows the government to take over all electrical power, gas, petroleum, fuels and minerals.
EXECUTIVE ORDER 10998
allows the government to seize all means of transportation, including personal cars, trucks or
vehicles of any kind and total control over all highways, seaports, and waterways.
EXECUTIVE ORDER 10999
allows the government to take over all food resources and farms.
EXECUTIVE ORDER 11000
allows the government to mobilize civilians into work brigades under government supervision.
EXECUTIVE ORDER 11001
allows the government to take over all health, education and welfare functions.
EXECUTIVE ORDER 11002
designates the Postmaster General to operate a national registration of all persons.
EXECUTIVE ORDER 11003
allows the government to take over all airports and aircraft, including commercial aircraft.
EXECUTIVE ORDER 11004
allows the Housing and Finance Authority to relocate communities, build new housing with public
funds, designate areas to be abandoned, and establish new locations for populations.
EXECUTIVE ORDER 11005
allows the government to take over railroads, inland waterways and public storage facilities.
EXECUTIVE ORDER 11051
specifies the responsibility of the Office of Emergency Planning and gives authorization to put all
Executive Orders into effect in times of increased international tensions and economic or
EXECUTIVE ORDER 11310
grants authority to the Department of Justice to enforce the plans set out in Executive Orders, to
institute industrial support, to establish judicial and legislative liaison, to control all aliens, to
operate penal and correctional institutions, and to advise and assist the President.
EXECUTIVE ORDER 11049
assigns emergency preparedness function to federal departments and agencies, consolidating
21 operative Executive Orders issued over a fifteen year period.
EXECUTIVE ORDER 11921
allows the Federal Emergency Preparedness Agency to develop plans to establish control over
the mechanisms of production and distribution, of energy sources, wages, salaries, credit and
the flow of money in U.S. financial institution in any undefined national emergency. It also
provides that when a state of emergency is declared by the President, Congress cannot review
the action for six months. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has broad powers in
every aspect of the nation. General Frank Salzedo, chief of FEMA's Civil Security Division stated in
a 1983 conference that he saw FEMA's role as a "new frontier in the protection of individual and
governmental leaders from assassination, and of civil and military installations from sabotage
and/or attack, as well as prevention of dissident groups from gaining access to U.S. opinion, or a
global audience in times of crisis." FEMA's powers were consolidated by President Carter to