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1 American Government Chapter 17 Foreign Policy and National Defense

2 Section 1 Foreign Affairs and National Security What major change took place in the United States relationship with the rest of the world after WWII? What major change took place in the United States relationship with the rest of the world after WWII? The relationship shifted from isolationism to internationalism The relationship shifted from isolationism to internationalism

3 What is foreign policy? What is foreign policy? Foreign policy involves all of a countrys relationships with other countries – Foreign policy involves all of a countrys relationships with other countries – Diplomatic Diplomatic Military Military Commercial Commercial

4 What is the main function of the State Department? What is the main function of the State Department? The State Department advises the President and formulates and conducts U.S. foreign policy The State Department advises the President and formulates and conducts U.S. foreign policy

5 What does Foreign Service do? What does Foreign Service do? It represents the United States abroad It represents the United States abroad

6 Why is the military under civilian control? Why is the military under civilian control? The Framers of the Constitution believed that military power could threaten a free government if the military were not under civilian control The Framers of the Constitution believed that military power could threaten a free government if the military were not under civilian control

7 Who are the chief military aids to the secretary of defense? Who are the chief military aids to the secretary of defense? The five members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff: The five members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff: 1. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs 1. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs 2. the army chief of staff 2. the army chief of staff 3. the chief of naval operations 3. the chief of naval operations 4. commandant of the marine Corps 4. commandant of the marine Corps 5. the air force chief of staff 5. the air force chief of staff

8 What are the three military departments? What are the three military departments? 1. Army 1. Army 2. Navy 2. Navy 3. Air Force 3. Air Force

9 Terms Diplomatic Immunity Diplomatic Immunity - freedom of a nations ambassadors from the laws of the country to which they are accredited - freedom of a nations ambassadors from the laws of the country to which they are accredited Right of Legation Right of Legation - the right to send and receive diplomatic representatives - the right to send and receive diplomatic representatives

10 Terms cont. Ambassador Ambassador - the Presidents representative to another nation - the Presidents representative to another nation Isolationism Isolationism - refusal to become involved in the worlds affairs - refusal to become involved in the worlds affairs Domestic affairs Domestic affairs - events that take place in ones own country - events that take place in ones own country Foreign affairs Foreign affairs - a nations relationship with other countries - a nations relationship with other countries


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