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1

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

Resentment of American Power

2

Name the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council. China, France, Russia,

United Kingdom
United States

3

This 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; violates human rights; and threatens regional or world security

Rogue nations

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 1970 ?

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 ?

Department of State

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 president during the Cuban missile crisis ?

John Kennedy

14

Where did the united states perform peacekeeping missions in the 1990s ?

Somalia and the Balkans

15

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

President- occupies the center stage in the making of foreign policy because of the powers granted to him by the constitution
White House offices- it goes to different departments
Congress- shares the power in making the policy
Media- ability to provide world news, commentary, and analysis nearly instantaneously is a powerful force in shaping public opinion

16

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

War and weapons- deals with terrorism, rogue nations, regional conflicts, and weapons of mass destruction
Globalization- mainly used with politicians and economics
Anti-Americansim- deals with "cultural imperialism"

17

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

To keep the boys out of the war

18

Who warned the young United States about foreign involvements ?

Theodore Roosevelt

19

The most important duty in which branch is secure beach lands for sea, air, and land operations ?

Marines

20

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

Air Force