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Section 1

Question Answer
What are the differences between realism and idealism in foreign policy?Realism focuses more on power, while idealism focuses more on making decisions based on moral values of other countries
What form of foreign policy did Washington's Farewell Address focus on?Realism: it stated to avoid alliances
How did the Monroe Doctrine Effect Foreign Policy?It was a plan for foreign policy that focused on idealism ideals in the matter that it was self-determined
Where and how did the American territory expand in the 1800s?America gained land for Florida to California in the Texas Revolution

Section 2

Question Answer
Why were American's interested in Cuba's fight against Spain?Many Americans felt as if they were investing their money and property only to have it be put at risk
What events brought McKinley to declare war on Spain?The sinking of the American ship USS Maine
What was the effect of the Spanish-American War?Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Phillipines were bought for $20 million dollars during the treaty of Paris, and Cuba was occupied by the US, but not added on to it
What were the similarities between the foreign policy plans of Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson?All three of them "served" the National Interest, and each of their policies was based on progressive ideals
What were the motivation for U.S involvement in Panama?gaining land and power

Section 3

Question Answer
What is realism?the "idea" of a nation basing its foreign policy off of the act of gaining territory and power; also known as "empire building"
Realism motivationsself-interest
Realism wantpower
Source of Conflict with realism?Competing Interests between nations
Source of Security with realism?Faith in Power to protect nation
Type of Security with realism?National Security
Willingness to use power with realism?limited to interest of the time; skeptical of nations ability to transcend

Section 4

Question Answer
What is Idealism?the belief that international relations should be guided by pragmatic self-interest-practical goals such as national defense and access to resources
Idealism motivationsValues, principles
Idealism wantPeace in the world according to principles defined by each nation
Source of Conflict with idealism?Competing types of government
Source of security with idealism?Faith in law or mortality to protect the nation
Type of Security with idealism?Global Security
Willingness to use power with idealism?Omnipotent;unlimited-
How does idealism work?Faith in ability of nations to control themselves; common interests in universal goals

Section 5

National Interest: Idealism- usage of power and moral consideration
Big Stick Policy: Realism- usage of power
Roosevelt Corollary: Both- it shows consideration of values, but doesn't take other countries opinions into view
Dollar Diplomacy: Idealism- focuses on moral values of other nations
Moral Diplomacy: Idealism- focuses on moral values of other nation
Spheres of Influence: Realism- shows power and control over rule and trade
Open Door Policy: Idealism- took other countries values and situations into consideration when making decision
American Revolution: Idealism- founding ideals
War of 1812: Realism- sovereignty
Washington's Farewell Address: Realism- it says to avoid alliances
Monroe Doctrine: Idealism- self-determined
Texas Revolution: Realism- war for power
Yellow Journalism: Realism- using new resources to gain power over other
Platt Amendment: Realism- stated conditions for power over nation
Mexican War: Realism- war for power
Pretectoctorate: Both- consideration of other nations values(protection) but still rule and have power over them(control over them)
Neutrality: Idealism- not fighting, so it's peaceful, and being considerate of other nations values

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