Ch 9: AEPA: International Law & Treaties

About This Chapter

This chapter will refresh your memory on key international politics content that could surface on your AEPA subject test. You'll find video lessons across the chapter that cover the material.

AEPA: International Law & Treaties - Chapter Summary

While you're on this chapter, you'll get to brush up on the different major conventions in global politics and their focus. You will also get to review the following topics to be ready for any related AEPA questions:

  • The International Court of Justice and its functions
  • Multilateral and bilateral treaties
  • Protocols in the international arena

You can watch the short, engaging video lessons on a computer or handheld device. Once you've checked out a lesson, you can confirm your understanding of the material by taking the corresponding practice quiz.

AEPA: International Law & Treaties Chapter Objectives

The AEPA Political Science/American Government test sets out to determine whether your level of familiarity with the content satisfies teacher requirements in Arizona. Any test questions that you come across pertaining to this chapter will stem from the Political Thought, Comparative Government and International Relations subarea. This subarea contains only multiple-choice questions, and makes up around 20% of the exam.

5 Lessons in Chapter 9: AEPA: International Law & Treaties
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Sources of International Law

1. Sources of International Law

You often hear people talking about the importance of international law, but where does it come from? This lesson explains many of the sources of international law, from ancient treaties to modern courts.

International Court of Justice: Role & Jurisdiction

2. International Court of Justice: Role & Jurisdiction

When talks break down between people over issues, lawsuits are often filed. Between countries, wars were often fought. However, with the creation of the International Court of Justice, a new forum for disputes exists.

International Conventions & World Politics

3. International Conventions & World Politics

This lesson explains the use of conventions in world politics. It highlights the Geneva Convention, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, and the United Nations Convention against Torture.

International Protocols in Global Politics

4. International Protocols in Global Politics

This lesson will explain the different uses of the word 'protocol' within political science. In doing this, it will highlight protocol as rules of courtesy, as well as focusing on agreements like the Kyoto Protocol.

Treaties Under Article II of the U.S. Constitution

5. Treaties Under Article II of the U.S. Constitution

Treaties are an important part of international law. A treaty is a legally binding agreement made between two or more government entities. This lesson explains the difference between bilateral and multilateral treaties.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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