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What is the US State Department responsible for?
Local Government Relations
Which of the following is an example of foreign policy?
Building new facilities in Texas to hold asylum seekers.
Changing the score needed to pass the naturalization test.
Voting on Puerto Rico statehood
Entering a new trade agreement with China
Which of the following headlines illustrates domestic policy?
"US Enters NAFTA Trade Deal with Canada and Mexico"
"US places sanctions on Iranian Oil"
"John Lewis Voting Rights Act Passed"
"US Signs Peace Treaty with Germany"
When it comes to foreign policy, who is responsible for ratifying treaties?
The Supreme Court
The Secretary of State
Which of the following is an example of foreign aid?
Placing sanctions on Iraq
Sending troops to Tennessee to help recover from tornadoes.
Positioning Naval ships to threaten action against North Korea.
Sending troops to Japan to help after a tsunami.
Which of the following quotes best represents someone who supports the mission of the US State Department?
"We should exclusively focus on problems here at home in the United States"
"Spreading global peace, prosperity, democracy, and stability is what is best for both Americans and all citizens worldwide."
"Avoiding relationships with other nations is the best way to keep America safe"
"America has long been the biggest global superpower, it is time to let other countries take the lead."
Which of the following lists issues the United Nations might address?
American tax laws and Covid-19 relief checks
Stock market activity and currency exchanges
Human Rights trials, effects of global warming, and drought in central Africa.
Standardized tests and OCPS school grades
What organization completes the chart
The United Nations
The Red Cross
World Trade Organization
"The global reach of the United Nations makes it not only the most representative intergovernmental body on earth, but also the world's best hope for peace and security, sustainable development and the promotion and protection of human rights and social progress."
According to this mission statement of the UN one of its main goals is:
Promoting business success
Maintaining worldwide peace and security
One way, you as a citizen, can increase your participation in society and contribute to a number of communities is to
Join the United Nations
Apply for membership in an IGO
Volunteer for or donate to an NGO
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What is NAFTA?
A free trade agreement between the US, Canada, and Mexico
An organization with 193 countries as members that tries to maintain global peace and security and promote human rights.
An organization made up of private citizen volunteers that helps out after tragedies like natural disasters.
An agreement between 28 countries to protect each other in case of attack
"At City Year, we believe that all students can succeed and that developing the skills and mindsets of children and young adults contributes to strong, vibrant communities—outcomes that benefit all of us."
According to this statement from City Year, people who join have the opportunity to
Provide for the common defense
Get military experience
Contribute to the common good
Ensure domestic tranquility
The main goal of the UN and US sanctions meant to target Iranian weapons programs are
Improving the economy
The Cuban Missile Crisis was a result of tensions between what two countries?
Cuba and the US
Cuba and the Soviet Union
US and the Soviet Union
US and Germany
During WWII which country did we declare war on after they bombed Pearl Harbor?
In both World War 1 and World War 2 how did the United States policy change?
At first, they threatened to enter the war but in the end remained neutral
At first, they tried to remain neutral, but after being attacked entered the war.
At first, they entered the war, but withdrew from conflict before the fighting was over.
At first, they considered entering the war, but ended up using diplomacy to settle the disagreements
What kind of foreign policy action is the headline displaying?
Embargoes and sanction
A German submarine attack on a US ship prompted the US to enter which war?
World War I
World War II
The Gulf War
The Bay of Pigs Invasion
This is example of American Foreign policy during WWI to recruit more soldiers, it could be classified as:
Fact Based Reporting
"Witch Hunt that is Trump Impeachment Trial Starts"
"Trump Finally Being Taken Down, Impeachment Trial Starts"
"Congress Begins Trump Impeachment Trial"
These three headlines on the same event reflect that:
Reporters can be lazy when it comes to headlines.
People were confused about the impeachment trial.
Some news organization have political bias and it shows in their reporting.
Sometime journalist have to make stuff up when they lack information.