President George H.W. Bush: Foreign Policy


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What tactic did President George H.W. Bush favor in his foreign policy?

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1. How did Bush respond to the Chinese military violently overtaking pro-democracy demonstrators in Tiananmen Square?

2. Why did Bush campaign for a New World Order?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet evaluate your knowledge of the foreign policy of President George H.W. Bush. Topics you'll need to know about to pass the quiz include the Gulf War and the end of the Cold War.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Prepare to be asked questions about the following:

  • President George H.W. Bush's preferred foreign policy tactic
  • Examples of Bush engaging in diplomacy
  • The President's vision for a post-Cold War world
  • America's invasion of Panama
  • Operation Desert Storm

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the foreign policy of President George H.W. Bush
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding President Bush's diplomatic aims
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the military activities under the first President Bush

Additional Learning

The associated lesson, President George H.W. Bush: Foreign Policy, takes a closer look at this president. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Bush's actions when diplomacy was unattainable
  • The Cold War
  • The collapse of the Berlin Wall
  • Panama and Iraq
  • Persian Gulf War