Write a well-organized essay that includes an introduction, several paragraphs, and a
conclusion. Use evidence from at least four documents in the body of the essay. Support your
response with relevant facts, examples, and details. Include additional outside information.
Throughout its history, the United States has followed different foreign policies to
promote its interests. These policies have included neutrality, imperialism, containment,
and internationalism. Specific actions have been taken and specific programs have been
established to carry out these policies.
Using information from the documents and your knowledge of United States history and
government, answer the questions that follow each document in Part A. Your answers to
the questions will help you write the Part B essay, in which you will be asked to:
Reproduced from the June 2001 United States History and Government Regents Exam
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Describe two different United States foreign policies
Discuss one specific action or program the United States has used to carry
each foreign policy
Evaluate the extent to which the action or program used was successful in
carrying out each foreign policy