Lesson 38: What Are the Challenges of the Participation of the United States in World Affairs?


How does the Constitution provide for America   (Video)

Inevitability of international engagement; globalization; internationalism versus isolationism; role of Congress; role of the president; the Constitution and international affairs; treaties; role of the judiciary.

Student Questions: Unit 6, Lesson 38, Sections 1-2 (pdf download)

What is international law? What are the positive and negative impacts of globalization?   (Video)
Meaning and major purposes of international law; United Nations; League of Nations; Charter of the United Nations; NATO; Warsaw Pact; role of international organizations; civic engagement in international relations; Vietnam War; Syrian civil war; positive and negative effects of globalization.