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Foreign Policy

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Alliance
__________ - a union between nations for assistance and protection.
Diplomacy
__________ - the work of keeping good relations between the governments of different countries.
Domestic policy
__________ - a government's decisions about issues within the country. Examples include jobs, health care, and education.
Foreign policy
__________ - a government's decisions about relationships with other countries.
Treaty
__________ - an agreement or arrangement between two or more countries.
President and the Secretary of State
The __________ are the main leaders in charge of foreign policy.
Ambassador
__________ - a person sent as the chief representative of his or her own government in another country.
Federal government
__________ - the national level of government in the United States.
International relations
__________ - relationships between nations around the world.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NATO is an acronym for the __________.
NATO
__________ - a group of 28 countries that has agreed to protect each other in case of attack; founded in 1949
Secretary of State
__________ - the head of the U.S. Department of State; a member of the President's Cabinet
Allies
__________ - nations united with another for some common purpose such as assistance and protection.
Cabinet
__________ - people appointed by the President to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers to the president
U.S. State Department
__________ - the federal department in charge of our nation's foreign policy (relationships with other nations).
NAFTA
Free trade agreement among the United States,
Canada, and Mexico. Goods and services can be traded without tariffs.
North American Free Trade Agreement
NAFTA is an acronym for __________.
tariff
A (An) __________ is a tax on an imported item.
United Nations
Created to keep peace around the world and
develop friendly relationship among nations.
United Nations
UN stands for____________.
World Trade Organization
The__________ was created to promote trade and
economic growth by lowering taxes and
removing limits on some types of trade.
World Trade Organization
WTO stands for ___________.
New York City
The UN's headquarters is based in __________.
Gulf War I
__________ - a military conflict in 1991 between Iraq and a group of 34 nations; the war was approved by the United Nations and led by the U.S; also known as the Persian Gulf War
Gulf War II
__________ - 2003 invasion of Iraq led by the U.S. to stop a suspected weapons of mass destruction program.
Korean War
__________ - a war between North and South Korea from 1950-1953. South Korea was aided by the U.S. and other countries with authorization from the United Nations. North Korea was aided by China and the Soviet Union.
Vietnam War
__________ - a military conflict (1954-1975) between the Communist forces of North Vietnam (supported by China and the Soviet Union) and the non-Communist forces of South Vietnam (supported by the U.S.)
World War I
__________ - a war between the Allied Powers (including Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, the U.S., Japan, Romania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro), and the Central Powers (including Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey,
Bulgaria); that lasted from 1914 to 1918
World War II
__________ - a war that began in 1937 in Asia, in 1939 in Europe, and in 1941 in the U.S.; it lasted until 1945 and involved most of the world's countries