By: Sara Wright, Dennis Sutthill & Haley Starkell
Foreign Policy 1865-1898
what is foreign POLITICS?
Foreign policy, General objectives that guide the activities and relationships of one state in its interactions with other states. The development of foreign policy is influenced by domestic considerations, the policies or behavior of other states, or plans to advance specific geopolitical designs.
the beginning of the Foreign policy
Beginning during the civil war. William H. Seward of New York, who was the secretary of State for Lincoln and Johnson. William had helped to stop both Britain and France from aiding the South and then of joining the Civil War.