Finer grained standards that are part of this one
Analyze the role of the Reagan administration in ending the Cold War, and describe the administration’s anticommunist foreign and defense policies.
Explain the major goals of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and its impact on the U.S., Mexican, and Canadian economies.
Describe George H.W. Bush leading the U.N. coalition in the 1990–1991 Gulf War and his decision to liberate Kuwait but keep Saddam Hussein in power.
Debate the U.S. Middle East policy and its strategic, political, and economic interests, including those related to the Gulf War and the attempts to negotiate a settlement to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Explain American intervention in Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Kosovo.
Explain the reasons for and impact of President Clinton’s renewed interest in U.S.-African relations.
Describe relations between the United States and Mexico in the 20th century, including key economic, political, immigration, and environmental issues (e.g., North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA).
Describe U.S. foreign policy toward Latin America, as it concerns the drug trade and the spread of U.S.-style democracy.
Describe America’s response to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, including the intervention in Afghanistan and invasion of Iraq.