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554 reviewed resources for foreign policy

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Three-Dimensional Coordinates and the Right-Hand Rule Video
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Three-Dimensional Coordinates and the...
Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The...
Phonics Song 2 (new version) Video
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Phonics Song 2 (new version)
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Political Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Designed for social studies classes, this collection of lessons examine both the history and the current state of US government institutions, policies, and economic programs.
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Diplomacy & Foreign Policy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young learners can often find it difficult to relate to foreign policy considerations and decisions made by the federal government. This resource offers simple analogies to help convey such concepts as sanctions and diplomacy, and...
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President Theodore Roosevelt: Foreign Policy Statesman or Bully?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Can a negative perception of a president's foreign policy harm his or her historical legacy? A project that winds the clock back to the date of Theodore Roosevelt's death puts young scholars at the editorial desk of a fictional...
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Foreign Policy: Crash Course Government and Politics #50

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The final video in a 50-part series on the United States government and politics investigates the need for foreign entanglement by America. Scholars analyze why we have foreign policy, which at times is for the greater good of the world,...
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Decoding US Foreign Policy: The Iran-Contra Affair

For Teachers 9th - 11th
This is a really good lesson. Learners explore US Foreign Policy, the Reagan Administration, and the Iran-Contra Affair through various documents and readers theater. Worksheets, script, and web links are all included. Teaching can't get...
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Foreign Affairs

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Inform your class about foreign policy during the Reagan administration. The resource includes a reading passage that gives an overview of foreign policy decisions made during the Reagan administration and nine questions for pupils to...
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George Washington's Foreign Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare George Washington's foreign policy to the policies of presidents who followed him. In this primary source analysis lesson plan, students compare Washington's Farewell Address to the Roosevelt Corollary, the Monroe...
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US Government: Foreign Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students take a quiz to assess their knowledge of U.S. foreign policy. In this foreign policy instructional activity, students define vocabulary terms using the textbook in groups and share as the class takes notes. Students create a...
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The Foreign Policies of Harry S. Truman

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read an article about the new interest in Harry S. Truman. In groups, they review his foreign policy decisions and how situations might have been different if he had made a different decision. They also examine the problems he...
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American Foreign Policy: 1920 - 1941

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Take your class through the period between World War I and World War II. Covering various treaties and pacts between America and its neighbors - namely, Japan, Germany, and the Soviet Union- these slides could inspire some political...
2:05
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On This Day: The Monroe Doctrine

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
The Monroe Doctrine is one of the longest-lasting presidential policies, and it still impacts foreign policy today. Using three clips from historians and archivists, scholars explore the world of James Monroe and his watershed statement....
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War and International Law America’s Foreign Policy: Military Intervention

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze America's foreign policy. In this military intervention lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture on U.S. military interventions since 1989. High schoolers respond to discussion questions about...
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Coup to Revolution: U.S. foreign Policy in Iran

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students read and discuss the Iran country Profile from the CIA World Factbook. They describe the current relationship between the United States and Iran. Students complete additional readings, and answer questions about them. They...
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1960 America: Foreign Policy

For Teachers 11th
The 1960's marked shifts in American culture, politics, and policy. Your class groups up to research a series of primary source documents resulting in a timeline and a 15 minute oral presentation. Active learning all the way.
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Foreign Aid and Remittance

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is providing aid to foreign countries always beneficial? High schoolers explore the basics of foreign aid and remittance, including the percentage of the United States budget that is allocated to foreign aid, and the ways that nonprofits...
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Foreign Policy Simulation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students role play to solve various foreign policy problems. They explore how various elements of the US foreign policy system operate and practice in conflict resolution.
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Foreign Policy: War

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between foreign and domestic policy? What are the primary differences in what the United States hopes to accomplish through foreign aid, the military, and the creation of treaties? Your class members will examine...
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Refugees from the Caribbean: Cuban and Haitian “Boat People”

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Should refugees fleeing poverty be allowed the same entrance into the United States as those fleeing persecution? High schoolers read about US foreign policy in the late 20th century regarding refugees from Cuba and Haiti, and engage in...
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Exploring US Foreign Policy after WWII--The Cold War

For Teachers 11th
Scholars explore U.S. Foreign Policy and Cold War ideologies adopted after WWII. They conduct Internet research on a topic or issue related to the Cold War Era, watch two films, and compose a time line and a multimedia presentation to...
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Truman's Foreign Policy Decisions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine foreign policy decisions of former President Truman which still affect us today, review factors to be considered in making foreign policy decisions, closely explore specific major foreign policy decisions, and share...
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Canadian Foreign Policy for a New Millennium

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Canadian foreign policy worksheet, learners complete a graphic organizer by filling in details about six global issues of their choosing and proposed solutions to those issues.
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Eisenhower's Foreign Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Good for setting the context for 20th century foreign policy issues, these slides describe key points in Latin America, the Middle East, the Far East, and Europe. US or World History classes will appreciate the concise list on each...
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Questions of War and Peace: Using Case Studies to Teach the History of American Foreign Policy

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students read three case studies to focus on how the United States dealt with foreign policy issues. In groups, they read about the decision to drop the atomic bomb, the commitment of troops to Vietnam and wwhether to send troops to...
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Cold War Conflict in Vietnam: The Vietnam-Era Presidency

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Comparing and evaluating various media types is a great way to build critical analysis skills. Learners read about the Vietnam era presidency, specifically the foreign policy established by Johnson and Nixon. Then they compare several...

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