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Policies

A course of action accepted or used by a government to respond to a problem.

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Foreign

Relating to, from, or located in another country.

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Domestic

Relating to issues within a country.

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Domestic Affairs

Issues and policies within a country.

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Foreign Affairs

Issues and policies that relate to other countries.

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International Relations

Political and other interactions between two or more countries.

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Federal Budget

Plan or record of income and expenses for the United States.

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Immigration

The act or process of people entering a new country to live there permanently.

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Influence

To have an effect on something.

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U.S. Department of State

Executive department of the United States responsible for relations with other countries, also know as the State Department.

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Secretary of State

The official position in the United States as head of the Department of State.

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U.S. Constitution

Plan detailing the structure, functions, and powers of the government of the United States, also know as the Constitution.

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Ambassadors

An official sent by one country to be its representative in another country.

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Isolation

A foreign policy approach of a country that separates itself from events in other countries.

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Imperialism

A foreign policy approach where a country takes control over an area claimed by another country.

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Diplomacy

Discussion between leaders or representatives from separate nations.

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Diplomat

Any person who works in international relations.

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Intervention

A foreign policy approach where a country takes direct action in events of another country, usually involving military.

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Alliances

A group of countries that agree to work together for a common purpose.

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Ally

A member of an alliance.

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Embassies

The residence and place of business of an ambassador.

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Treaties

An agreement between two or more countries or groups of people.

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Doctrine

A statement of beliefs, rules, or principles that will inform policy.