The State Department specifies four clearly established goals that it follows when making and carrying out foreign policy: to Protect the United States and its citizens, further American interests in the world (such as a... More »

The main aims of Hitler's foreign policy were to stop the Treaty of Versailles forced on Germany after World War One, to unite all German speakers together and to gain land in the East for Germany. He used threats and vi... More »

The President of the United States has three main roles: to enact and enforce federal laws, to command the nation's armed forces and to oversee foreign policy. To help him achieve these goals, the president appoints head... More »

According to the White House, legislation affects both the citizens of the United States and government officials. From emergency election of the president to bills regulating various industries and personal freedoms, th... More »

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In the United States, fiscal policy is controlled by the executive and legislative branches of the government. Congress and the president's administration have the final say regarding fiscal policy. More »

A federal prosecutor is an attorney who represents the interests of the United States and U.S. citizens in criminal cases. The prosecutor must be licensed to practice law in the state in which he or she will practice law... More »

Selective incorporation prevents states from making laws that infringe on the rights of U.S. citizens, as defined in the Bill of Rights. This is defined in the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. More »