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The Foreign Relations of the United States series presents the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity.
Find out more about State Department history, the Secretaries of State, the Great Seal, diplomatic relations, and ambassadors and chiefs of mission.
Learn more about the travels of presidents, historical background papers, and treaties relating to terrorism. Read publications such as Significant Terrorist Incidents 1961-2001: A Brief Chronology and The United States and the Coalition Against Terrorism.
Do you have more historical questions? This is the office that can help you find the answers.
Discover United States diplomatic history with these milestones.
Discover recent information about important international topics and issues.
Read about U.S. relations with countries of the world.
Are you preparing lesson plans and wonder about officially recognized country and capital city names?
Want to prepare materials regarding dependencies and areas of special sovereignty?
Here's a list of all U.S. Embassies and missions on one page.
Are you encouraging students to contact diplomatic missions overseas? Here are the appropriate addresses.
Are you looking for more historical information? Links to Presidential Libraries and other historical sites are available here.
Social Studies embodies the knowledge necessary to understand U.S. diplomacy. The resources identified here represent highlighted materials that will be useful for your children and/or students.
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