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United States Foreign Policy
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I. Multiple Choice (10 x 1 point = 10 points)
Select the best answer for each question.
Which is not one of the major theories of US Foreign Policy?
None of the above
World War I, Woodrow Wilson endorsed the formation of what international organization?
The United Nations
International Telecommunication Organization
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
League of Nations
What was the principle focus of American Foreign P
olicy during the Cold War?
After the American Revolution, American foreign policy was geared towards:
Avoiding foreign entanglements
Increasing access to foreign markets
Building a standing army for the
defense of the nation
Expanding democracy globally
One of the results of the Civil War on US foreign policy was:
standing military capable of foreign intervention
Expanded opportunity for manifest destiny
A weakened status within the international comm
Favorable tariffs for the industrial North
The Kennan Sweepstakes were:
Game theory applied to Cold War Foreign Policy
A concerted effort to identify the trajectory of US foreign policy after the Cold War
The employment of proxy wars in the contai
nment of communism
An assertion of US global dominance
’s foreign policy powers flow from
Article II of the US Constitution
Article III of the US Constitution
The United States Foreign Policy Act of 1810
The Bill of Rights
of the UN Charter:
Creates the basis for the universal application of human rights
Lays out the structure of the UN Security Council
Establishes the right to individual and collective self defense
Is a legal prohibition on the use of force by states
ballistic Missile Treaty sought to deter nuclear war by
Increasing the number of strategic nuclear arms
Setting up information exchanges between t the United States and the USSR
Limiting the number of strategic nuclear arms
Limiting the number of
defensive weapons to strategic nuclear arms
The idea of a “new world order” is associated with which president?
George H.W. Bush
George W. Bush
II. Short Answer (5 x 10 points = 50 points)
Answer each question in 1
What is the Bush Doctrine?
What is the Monroe Doctrine?
Why is Marxism still an important theory for understanding foreign relations?
What is American exceptionalism?
What is smart power?
III. Essay Questions (2 x 20 points = 40 points)
lect two questions and answer in essay form.
Explain the origins and resolution of the Cold War using at
least two of the major theories
explain US Foreign Policy.
How does the construction of identity play a role in US Foreign policy? Give
How has the United States
use of international military intervention developed in the years
following the Cold War? How has the United States framed the legitimacy of its interventions?
Which theoretical paradigm best explains the United Sta
tes invasion of Iraq in 2003? Why?
Is the United States an
Empire? Why or why not?
True or False
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