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Ch 12: History Alive Chapter 12: Foreign Affairs in the Young Nation

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The Foreign Affairs in the Young Nation chapter of this TCI History Alive! The United States Through Industrialism Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with the foreign affairs of the young nation. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Foreign Affairs in the Young Nation textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the History Alive! Foreign Affairs in the Young Nation chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the foreign affairs of the young nation topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the history topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • Realism, Marxism and other theoretical approaches to international relations
  • Spain's Peninsular War
  • The War of 1812
  • The Monroe presidency
  • The Mexican-American War
  • Treaty of Guadelupe-Hidalgo
  • Wilmot Proviso

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5 Lessons in Chapter 12: History Alive Chapter 12: Foreign Affairs in the Young Nation
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Theoretical Approaches to International Relations: Realism, Liberalism & Marxism

1. Theoretical Approaches to International Relations: Realism, Liberalism & Marxism

In this lesson, we will look at the major approaches toward international relations, namely realism, liberalism, and Marxism. We will learn the differences between these approaches and how they each impact foreign policy.

The Peninsular War in Spain

2. The Peninsular War in Spain

In this lesson, we will study the Peninsular War in Spain that pitted France against Great Britain, Spain and Portugal for control of the Iberian Peninsula.

President Madison and the War of 1812

3. President Madison and the War of 1812

Though often overlooked in the annals of American history, the War of 1812 was really a landmark event for a young nation finding its footing amidst a global power struggle. Watch our lesson to follow President James Madison and the War of 1812 into the inky shadows of history.

James Monroe's Presidency: The Monroe Doctrine

4. James Monroe's Presidency: The Monroe Doctrine

Can you imagine a time when there was only one political party in the United States? Find out why James Monroe was one of the nation's most popular presidents during his lifetime and learn about his foreign policy that endured for nearly a century.

The Mexican-American War, Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo & the Wilmot Proviso

5. The Mexican-American War, Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo & the Wilmot Proviso

The controversial Mexican-American War lasted from 1846-1848. In this lesson, discover how the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo expanded the southern part of the United States all the way to the Pacific Ocean.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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