U.S. Department of State
Other State Department Archive SitesU.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
The State Department web site below is a permanent electronic archive of information released online from January 1, 1997 to January 20, 2001. Please see www.state.gov for current material from the Department of State. Or visit http://2001-2009.state.gov for information from that period. Archive sites are not updated, so external links may no longer function. Contact us with any questions about finding information. NOTE: External links to other Internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views contained therein.
U.S. Department of State

Great Seal

Test Your Diplomatic History Skills 

Blue Bar

Check your knowledge of American diplomatic history. This is one example of available on-line activities to help you learn more about American history.

 Question 1:   Which is the oldest Cabinet Agency?
      lightbulb      Answer

Question 2:    Who is the current Secretary of State?
      lightbulb     Answer

Question 3:    Who was the first Secretary of State?
      lightbulb     Answer

Question 4:    The Secretary of State is the Presidentās principal foreign affairs adviser. If the president dies, in line of succession, which position does the Secretary of State occupy?
      lightbulb     Answer

 Question 5:    Who was the first U.S. diplomat?
      lightbulb     Answer

Question 6:    Who was the first woman in the Foreign Service?
      lightbulb     Answer

Question 7:   Who was the first woman to hold the rank of Ambassador?
      lightbulb     Answer

Question 8:   Who was the first African-American diplomat?
      lightbulb     Answer

 Question 9:    Who was the first African-American to join the Foreign Service?
      lightbulb     Answer

Question 10:   Who was the first African-American woman to become an Ambassador?
      lightbulb     Answer

 Question 11:  Who was the highest-ranking African-American in the Department of State?
      lightbulb     Answer

 Question 12:  What is a treaty?
      lightbulb     Answer

 Question 13:  When was the first U.S. treaty signed?
      lightbulb     Answer

 Question 14:  What was the first U.S. treaty with a non-European nation?
      lightbulb     Answer

 Question 15:  What was the first U.S. treaty to be ratified under the U.S. Constitution?
      lightbulb     Answer

[end of document]

Blue Bar

Millennium | Digital Diplomacy for Students |
Department of State Home Page

This is an official U.S. Government source for information on the WWW.
Inclusion of non-U.S. Government links does not imply endorsement of contents.