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Article II - Foreign Policy (pp. 124-126) and Electoral College

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  • Q1
    Which of the following terms describes how a country deals with other countries?
    domestic security
    domestic policy
    national security
    foreign policy
    30s
  • Q2
    Which of the following is NOT a goal of conducting foreign policy?
    promote world peace
    ensure American roads and highways are safe
    encourage trade with other countries
    advance democracy around the world
    30s
  • Q3
    Which of the following executive agencies is the LEAST likely to help the president make and carry out foreign policy?
    Department of the Treasury
    Department of State
    National Security Council
    Department of Defense
    30s
  • Q4
    Which of the following is NOT an example of how Congress plays a part in foreign policy?
    as Commander-in-Chief, can send troops around the world
    has the power to decide how much money the country should spend on defense
    can declare war
    can block some military actions
    30s
  • Q5
    What parts of government are involved in making treaties with other nations?
    The Senate makes treaties, but the Supreme Court must approve the treaty.
    The Senate makes treaties, but the President must approve the treaty.
    The President makes treaties, but the House of Representatives must approve the treaty.
    The President makes treaties, but the Senate must approve the treaty.
    30s
  • Q6
    Which of the following is the MOST peaceful foreign policy tool?
    embargo
    military force
    executive agreement
    trade sanctions
    30s
  • Q7
    What parts of government are involved in picking our ambassadors who represent the U.S. government in other countries?
    The Senate appoints ambassadors, but the appointments need to be confirmed by the Supreme Court.
    The President appoints ambassadors, but the appointments need to be confirmed by the House of Representatives.
    The President appoints ambassadors, but the appointments need to be confirmed by the Senate.
    The Senate appoints ambassadors, but the appointments need to be confirmed by the President.
    30s
  • Q8
    The Marshall Plan, which was a program that helped Western Europe rebuild after World War II, is one of the U.S.'s greatest examples of...
    trade sanctions.
    an embargo.
    foreign aid.
    military force.
    30s
  • Q9
    The last option when dealing with other countries should be...
    foreign aid.
    an embargo.
    trade sanctions.
    military force.
    30s
  • Q10
    Helping a country with money, food, military assistance, or supplies is an example of...
    a treaty.
    an embargo.
    trade sanctions.
    foreign aid.
    30s
  • Q11
    Whose votes directly elect the President?
    the registered voters in the United States
    the Congressmen in the U.S. House of Representatives
    the Senators in the U.S. Senate
    the electors in the Electoral College
    30s
  • Q12
    In order to win the presidential election, a candidate needs to receive...
    a majority of the electoral votes.
    a majority of the popular vote.
    half of the popular vote.
    half of the electoral votes.
    30s
  • Q13
    Each of the following describes why California has more electoral votes than Florida EXCEPT...
    California has more U.S. Senators than Florida.
    California has more Representatives in the U.S. House of Representatives than Florida.
    California has a bigger population than Florida.
    California has more elected officials in the U.S. Congress than Florida.
    30s
  • Q14
    When registered voters go out on Election Day and vote for the candidate they want to win, the total number of those votes is called...
    the "allocation" method.
    the popular vote.
    the Electoral College.
    electoral votes.
    30s
  • Q15
    What is the smallest number of electoral votes a state could have?
    2
    4
    1
    3
    30s

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