About This Chapter
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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