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On September 27, 2018

Lesson Plan: To What Extent Should the United States Adopt an "America First" Foreign Policy?

American Views on America First

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs details 2017 polling data on Americans' views on an "America First" agenda


This lesson explores President Trump’s adoption of an “America First” approach to international relations, asking students to determine the extent to which they believe it should be the guiding philosophy for United States foreign policy approach, culminating in a writing assignment that mirrors one of the free response question formats for the redesigned AP Government and Politics exam.


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  • "america First"
  • Foreign Aid
  • Foreign Policy
  • President
  • Un General Assembly
  • United Nations


Executive BranchForeign Policy


High School