Flashcards in Chapter 13 Quiz Deck (20)
What was one of the unintended consequences of Roosevelt's "big stick" policy ?
Resentment of American Power
Name the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council. China, France, Russia,
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
What term is used to describe American policy toward communism during the Cold War and led to combat in Korea and Vietnam ?
What term means U.S. government offices or residences that are located in foreign capitals ?
During the Cold War the United States worked vigorously to prevent the spread of
What secretary of state successfully persuaded the Arab nations to lift the oil embargo in the early 1970 ?
Which U.S. president worked out the Camp David Accords between Egypt and Israel ?
Who negotiated the first treaty between Japan and a Western nation ?
Which is the oldest and most prestigious cabinet department ?
Department of State
Who led the first diplomatic mission from the United States ?
Which two countries have used funds from the Agency for International Development to build themselves strong, independent economies ?
Taiwan and South Korea
Who was president during the Cuban missile crisis ?
Where did the united states perform peacekeeping missions in the 1990s ?
Somalia and the Balkans
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
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"
Both presidential candidates in 1940 campaigned on the promise what during their campaign ?
To keep the boys out of the war
Who warned the young United States about foreign involvements ?
The most important duty in which branch is secure beach lands for sea, air, and land operations ?