Students will understand the difference between domestic and foreign policy, recognize government and citizen participation in international organizations, and describe examples of how the United States has dealt with international conflicts.
Differentiate concepts related to United States domestic and foreign policy.
Recognize government and citizen participation in international organizations.
Describe examples of how the United States has dealt with international conflicts.
Part 1: Foreign vs. Domestic Policy Notes
Foreign Policy is how the United States deals with other countries and issues that are OUTSIDE of the United States.
Domestic Policy is how the United States handles issues WITHIN our country.
In class, we'll be going through the Powerpoint attached below (Foreign Policy Notes). You'll use the graphic organizer image (to the right) to take guided notes on your own paper.
We'll go through a series of notes with videos, articles, and class discussions. We'll have practice activities like Kahoot reviews with hypothetical foreign policy scenarios and an iCivics game called "Crisis of Nations."
We'll be going through 3 different Kahoot quizzes on Foreign and Domestic Policy.
Part 2: Foreign Policy and Presidential Candidates
- Look up the current presidential candidates (Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, John Kasich, Hilary Clinton, and Bernie Sanders) and summarize their views on how they would deal with foreign policy as President.
- Which candidate’s views on foreign policy do you agree with most? EXPLAIN WHY in a minimum one paragraph response.
Part 3: International Organizations
Step 1 Directions: Read the attached file "International Organizations INTRO" and answer the following questions in your spirals.
2. What is the job or role of an international organization?
Part 4: Foreign Policy Timeline
- A date or time period for the event (ex: 1941-1945 or 1962)
- A brief description of the United States foreign policy role during that event
- A symbol or picture that you feel summarizes the U.S. role in that event