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

Lesson Objectives

This lesson highlights some aspects of Americans’ participation in the international arena. When you have completed the lesson, you should be able to 
  • identify the constitutional responsibilities of the three branches of the national government in shaping the involvement of the United States in world affairs,
  • describe globalization and identify some of the challenges that globalization poses for citizenship and participation in world affairs, and
  • evaluate, take, and defend positions on issues involving globalization and improving the image of the United States abroad.