Archived Web Site U.S. Department of State

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Title
U.S. Department of State
Summary
"The United States Department of State (DOS), often referred to as the State Department, is the United States federal executive department responsible for the international relations of the United States, equivalent to the foreign ministry of other countries. The Department was created in 1789 and was the first executive department established. The Department is headquartered in the Harry S Truman Building located at 2201 C Street, NW, a few blocks away from the White House in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The Department operates the diplomatic missions of the United States abroad and is responsible for implementing the foreign policy of the United States and U.S. diplomacy efforts. The Department is also the depositary for more than 200 multilateral treaties. The Department is led by the Secretary of State, who is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate and is a member of the Cabinet. The current Secretary of State is John Kerry. The Secretary of State is the second Cabinet official in the order of precedence and in the presidential line of succession, after the Vice President of the United States." -- Summary retrieved on October 7, 2019 http://dbpedia.org/resource/United_States_Department_of_State External
Contributor Names
United States -- Department of State
Created / Published
United States.
Subject Headings
-  United States. Department of State
-  United States. Foreign relations
Genre
web site
Form
electronic
Repository
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 20540 USA
Source Url
https://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/
https://www.state.gov/
https://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/speeches/
http://www.state.gov/
https://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/irf/religiousfreedom/
https://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/rls/dos/221.htm
https://video.state.gov/
Access Condition
None
Scopes
state.gov (domain)
video.state.gov (domain)
www.state.gov (domain)
2009-2017.state.gov/ (domain)
2009-2017-fpc.state.gov (domain)
2012-keystonepipeline-xl.state.gov/ (domain)
2009-2017-usun.state.gov/ (domain)
2001-2009.state.gov/ (domain)
1997-2001.state.gov/ (domain)
statedept.tumblr.com/ (domain)
2001-2009.state.gov (domain)
twitter.com/dipnote (domain)
twitter.com/StateDept (domain)
www.facebook.com/usdos (domain)
www.flickr.com/photos/statephotos (domain)
www.youtube.com/user/statevideo (domain)
medium.com/@StateCIP (domain)
medium.com/foggy-bottom (domain)
Language
English
Online Format
web page
Description
The United States Department of State (DOS), often referred to as the State Department, is the United States federal executive department responsible for the international relations of the United States, equivalent to the foreign ministry of other countries. The Department was created in 1789 and was the first executive department established. The Department is headquartered in the Harry S Truman Building located at 2201 C Street, NW, a few blocks away from the White House in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The Department operates the diplomatic missions of the United States abroad and is responsible for implementing the foreign policy of the United States and U.S. diplomacy efforts. The Department is also the depositary for more than 200 multilateral treaties. The Department is led by the Secretary of State, who is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate and is a member of the Cabinet. The current Secretary of State is John Kerry. The Secretary of State is the second Cabinet official in the order of precedence and in the presidential line of succession, after the Vice President of the United States. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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United States. U.S. Department of State. United States, 1996. Archived Web Site. https://www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0001614/.

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