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1

What was one of the unintended consequences of Roosevelt's "big stick" policy?

Latin America's nations' growing resentment of American power

2

Name the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council.

China, France, Russia, United Kingdom, United States

3

What term is applied to a country that seeks to develop weapons of mass destruction; supplies, supports, or provides a safe haven for terrorist organizations; disregards international law; violated human rights; and threatens regional or world security?

Rogue Nation

4

What term is used to describe American policy toward communism during the Cold War and led to combat in Korea and Vietnam?

Containment

5

What term means U.S. government offices or residences that are located in foreign capitals?

Embassies

6

During the Cold War the United States worked vigorously to prevent the spread of...

Communism

7

What Secretary of State successfully persuaded the Arab nations to lift the oil embargo in the early 1970s?

Henry Kissinger

8

Which U.S. president worked out the Camp David Accords between Egypt and Israel?

Jimmy Carter

9

Who negotiated the first treaty between Japan and a Western nation?

Matthew Perry

10

Which is the oldest and most prestigious cabinet department?

State Department

11

Who led the first diplomatic mission from the United States?

Benjamin Franklin

12

Which two countries have used funds from the Agency for International Development to build themselves strong, independent economies?

Taiwan and South Korea

13

Who was the president during the Cuban missile crisis?

John Kennedy

14

Where did the United States perform peacekeeping missions in the 1990s?

Somalia and Bolivia

15

Explain the role of each of the following in making foreign policy: the president, the White House offices, Congress, and media.

The president confirms the laws and runs the country. The White House offices keeps up with the president. Congress creates and passes laws. The media interprets the information

16

Discuss three of the challenges that the United States faces today in making foreign policy

Regional conflict pole as in the Middle East. Rogue Nations are countries that seeks to develop weapons of mass destruction. Communism has to deal with containment

17

Both presidential candidates in 1940 campaigned on the promise what during their campaign?

To keep the boys within the country

18

Who wanted the young United States about foreign involvement?

George Washington

19

The most important duty of which branch is to secure beachheads for sea, air, and land operations?

Marines

20

Which branch of the military grew out of another branch and is now independent?

Air Force