SS.7.C.4.1 VOCAB

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alliance
a union between nations for assistance and protection
allies
nations united with another for some common purpose such as assistance and protection
ambassador
a person sent as the chief representative of his or her own government to another country
cabinet
people appointed by the president to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers to the president
diplomacy
the work of keeping good relations between the governments of different countries
domestic policy
a government's decisions about issues within the country
Secretary of State
the head of the U.S. Department of State; a member of the President's Cabinet
treaty
an agreement or arrangement between two or more countries
U.S. State Department
the federal department of the U. S. government that makes foreign policies; part of the executive branch of the federal government
foreign policy
a government's decisions about relationships with other countries
international relations
relationship between nations around the world