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Texas State - POLI SCI 2320 - Study Guide - Final

School: Texas State University
Department: OTHER
Course: American Government
Term: Spring 2017
Tags: trade policy, Immigration, and foreign policy
Name: polisci Final Exam review
Description: This study guide is based on the review our professor gave us
Uploaded: 12/10/2017
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background image Trade Policy Protectionism­ tariffs, quotas, and other barriers to free trade o The US followed protectionist policies from WWI to WWII The Smoot­Hawley Act placed high tariffs on foreign goods between WWI and WWII Comparative advantage­ if nations devote more of their resources to the production of 
good that they produce most efficiently and trade those goods that other nations produce 
most efficiently, then all trading nations benefit
o Better for exporters Canada is the US’ largest trading partner Immigration Policy Migration is used for economic opportunities such as jobs so people can have better lives  Non­citizen latinos make up 13% of the US workforce 20% of the national income go to Honduras and El Salvador in the form of remittances  The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 allowed a path of citizenship for 
immigrants
Current immigration policy: o Citizenship as a privilege  o 1.3 million legal immigrants a year o Focus is to bring in family members of citizens and skilled workers DACA­ deferred action for childhood arrivals DAPA­ deferred action for parental accountability Sanctuary city­ a city that will not deport undocumented immigrants Honduras  has the largest homicide rate in Latin America; Cuba has the lowest o Drug trafficking is the biggest cause of death in Latin America Foreign policy IR­ international relations o Realism o Liberalism o Constructivism Ir­ international relations o The relationships among states o Practice Anarchy­ the absence of a central authority that sits above states and can protect them 
from one another
Machiavelli was an Italian historian, politician, diplomat, philosopher, and writer based 
in Florence during the renaissance 
o He wrote The Prince (1513) o He introduced the concept that the ends justify the means

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Department: OTHER
Course: American Government
Term: Spring 2017
Tags: trade policy, Immigration, and foreign policy
Name: polisci Final Exam review
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