United States Foreign Policy

United States Foreign Policy

Midterm Exam

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I. Multiple Choice (10 x 1 point = 10 points)

Select the best answer for each question.

1.

Which is not one of the major theories of US Foreign Policy?

A.

Realism

B.

Stoicism

C.

Liberalism

D.

None of the above

2.

After

World War I, Woodrow Wilson endorsed the formation of what international organization?

A.

The United Nations

B.

International Telecommunication Organization

C.

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

D.

League of Nations

3.

What was the principle focus of American Foreign P

olicy during the Cold War?

A.

Appeasement

B.

Containment

C.

Isolationism

D.

Enlargement

4.

After the American Revolution, American foreign policy was geared towards:

A.

Avoiding foreign entanglements

B.

Increasing access to foreign markets

C.

Building a standing army for the

defense of the nation

D.

Expanding democracy globally

5.

One of the results of the Civil War on US foreign policy was:

A.

A

standing military capable of foreign intervention

B.

Expanded opportunity for manifest destiny

C.

A weakened status within the international comm

unity

D.

Favorable tariffs for the industrial North

6.

The Kennan Sweepstakes were:

A.

Game theory applied to Cold War Foreign Policy

B.

A concerted effort to identify the trajectory of US foreign policy after the Cold War

C.

The employment of proxy wars in the contai

nment of communism

D.

An assertion of US global dominance

7.

The president

’s foreign policy powers flow from

A.

Article II of the US Constitution

B.

Article III of the US Constitution

C.

The United States Foreign Policy Act of 1810

D.

The Bill of Rights

8.

Article 2(4)

of the UN Charter:

A.

Creates the basis for the universal application of human rights

B.

Lays out the structure of the UN Security Council

C.

Establishes the right to individual and collective self defense

D.

Is a legal prohibition on the use of force by states

9.

The Anti

ballistic Missile Treaty sought to deter nuclear war by

A.

Increasing the number of strategic nuclear arms

B.

Setting up information exchanges between t the United States and the USSR

C.

Limiting the number of strategic nuclear arms

D.

Limiting the number of

defensive weapons to strategic nuclear arms

10.

The idea of a “new world order” is associated with which president?

A.

George H.W. Bush

B.

Bill Clinton

C.

George W. Bush

D.

Barack Obama

II. Short Answer (5 x 10 points = 50 points)

Answer each question in 1

4 se

ntences.

1.

What is the Bush Doctrine?

2.

What is the Monroe Doctrine?

3.

Why is Marxism still an important theory for understanding foreign relations?

4.

What is American exceptionalism?

5.

What is smart power?

III. Essay Questions (2 x 20 points = 40 points)

Se

lect two questions and answer in essay form.

1.

Explain the origins and resolution of the Cold War using at

least two of the major theories

used to

explain US Foreign Policy.

2.

How does the construction of identity play a role in US Foreign policy? Give

examples.

.

3.

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?

4.

Which theoretical paradigm best explains the United Sta

tes invasion of Iraq in 2003? Why?

5.

Is the United States an

Empire? Why or why not?

True or False

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