"The Department of State"
In this chapter you learned about United States foreign policy, how the executive
and legislative branches share foreign policy powers, the roles of the Departments
of State and Defense, and the tools of foreign policy. You also have learned
that the Department of State was the first executive department created and
that the secretary of state ranks in importance just below the president and
vice president. In this activity you will take a closer look at this influential
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Start at the U.S. State Department Web site.
After you have read through the information, answer the following questions.
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