relations among countries.
Countries act like ______, _______ change over time.
What branch deals with foreign affairs?
Who is head of the executive branch?
What are the president's duties on foreign affairs? (3)
2. receive ambassadors. (recognition of a country)
3. defense. (military)
What does it mean when you are not recognized?
You are not known to the US.
Which country has the US not recognized yet?
Why has the US not recognized South Sudan yet?
because they became a country last year.
Who are the ones who deal with foreign affairs? (6)
2. secretary of state.
3. secretary of defense.
5. special interest groups.
6. national security counsel.
Duties of secretary of state? (3)
2. gathering information.
3. day-to-day affairs with countries.
Duties of secretary of defense? (1)
1. controls military- both bases and countries where we have army.
Who are the top military advisors to the president?
joint chiefs of staff.
Duties of congress? (1)
1. rejecting treaties.
What is basically the only power of congress?
bringing attention to the people.
How does congress bring attention?
holding public hearings.
Who are special interest groups?
people who have an issue and money.
What do special interest groups do?
bring attention to their issue.
National security counsel? (6)
1. people who advise the president.
2. not always in cabinet.
3. no power.
4. just talk to the president.
5. fear the president.
6. not paid.
Who are generally on national security counsel? (4)
1. joint chiefs.
2. vice presidents.
3. secretaries of state.
where a country trades with others but mostly keeps to itself.
What were exceptions to isolationism? (2)
1. world war I.
3. 1939- world war II starting.
During what years did we get away from isolationism and then go back to it? (2)
1917- no isolationism.
1918- isolationism again.
When did we get involved with world war II?
1941- when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor.
During world war II, which two people became good friends?
Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill.
What did FDR and Churchill agree on?
isolationism would not work.
When does the US shift from isolationism to globalism?
after world war II.
responsibility to take part.
When did the cold war start?
period of hostility between US and Soviet Union.
trying to keep something in place.
What was containment to the US?
policy toward communism- don't let it spread.
Which country was communist?
Which country did the US allow Russia to take?
Which region did Russia make permanently communist, making US mad?
What did not work for the US?
What were alliances brought up by?
Russia taking east Germany to communism.
you have back up; one attacked, all respond.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Who was involved in NATO? (2)
US and Western Europe.
With NATO, if _______ is attacked by Russia, ______ also responds.
Western Europe, US.
After NATO, which country goes communist?
South East Asia Treaty Organization.
What was SEATO brought up by?
China going communist.
Who was involved in SEATO? (4)
Japan, Taiwan, Vietnam, US.
Who moved to Taiwan to not be a part of communism?
With SEATO, when North Korea invaded South Korea, ______.
With SEATO, when North Vietnam invaded South Vietnam, ______.
Which organizations are still in effect? (2)
NATO and SEATO.
Which country is now a republic?
When did the cold war end?
China is politically ______ and ______ free enterprise.
Since 1990, which country has not faced threat from any foreign country?
where you kill innocent civilians because of political issues.
What is terrorism not?
What does US have an issue on?
responding to terrorism.
What has the US began using?
What is covert operation?
where we isolate where we think terrorists are and kill. Hidden and brought by US navy seals.
Is the US considered a terrorist to some countries?
extremest, willing to die for an idea.
Which country trades with mostly everyone?
World Trade Organization.
global organization of countries that was made for the idea of countries to trade equally without tariffs.
North America Free Trade Agreement.
Which countries are involved in NAFTA?
Canada, US, Mexico.
free trading between Canada, US, and Mexico. US has lost jobs, but increased trade from it.