Post Quiz: US Foreign Policy Quotes

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Post Quiz: US Foreign Policy Quotes

This quiz may seem at first glance to be US-centric. But wait: all of these quotes refer to international relations. See if you can match them to the US president who said them. Test your knowledge of historical events of the last couple of hundred years, and see if you can make any more sense out of them than modern politicians.

  1. aim has keep the United States free from political connections with every other country.
  2. is some consolation that the desolation by these maniacs of one part of the earth is the means of improving it in other parts....let us milk the cow, while the Russian holds her by the horns....
  3. I have great satisfaction in stating that our relations with France, Russia, and other powers continue on the most friendly basis.
  4. When it comes to this I should prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretence of loving liberty – to Russia, for instance, where despotism can be taken pure, and without the base alloy of hypocrisy.
  5. In foreign affairs we must make up our minds that, whether we wish it or not, we are a great people and must play a great part in the world.
  6. Frankly, I do not know how to effect a permanency in American foreign policy.
  7. Domestic policy can only defeat us; foreign policy can kill us.
  8. Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood.
  9. This foreign policy stuff is a little frustrating.
  10. Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse thanks to many years of U.S. foolishness and stupidity….
  • James Monroe
  • Jimmy Carter
  • Donald J Trump
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Franklin D Roosevelt
  • John F Kennedy
  • George W Bush
  • George Washington
  • Abraham Lincoln

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