Discover the institutions and actors responsible for shaping the country's international agenda.

Model Diplomacy Simulations

Free classroom simulations of either the U.S. National Security Council (NSC) or the UN Security Council.

Classroom Reading List

Supplemental readings and other resources to help students explore a full range of issues and debates related to the module materials. The list offers readings well suited to a wide variety of students.

Charting Foreign Policy

In this lesson plan, students will use a graphic organizer to identify the different elements that go into making a foreign policy decision from history or the present day.

Congress and the Executive Branch

In this lesson plan, students will complete a worksheet with scenarios, identifying and explaining the role of Congress and the executive branch in each scenario.