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12 Cards in this Set

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relying on other countries to be connected through trade
historical turning points in United states foreign policy
1. the spanish american war
2. World War I
3. Post World War II
arguments for imperialism
would serve military and commercial interests, allow us to promote American democratic values in foreign lands
arguments against imperialism
everyone has the right to govern their country as they feel fit. That's why we founded our country.
Who's idea was the League of Nations?
woodrow wilson
Why didn't we join the League of Nations?
the senate voted against it. They argued the treaty would require League members to come to the defense of nay member under attack
Iron curtain
The Soviets cut off Eastern Europe from it's western neighbors
United states foreign policies
1. containment
2. deterrence
3.preemptive military strikes
control the expansion of soviet communism through rehabilitation of the economic structure of europe
the use and making of nuclear weapons to counter attacks on western europe
preemptive military strike
going to war with a country just because we think they have weapons or are building them
Reasons for fear of globalization
cultures and traditons of countries will be overwelmed by value, popular culture, technologies and lifestyles of the us