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United States Department of State
The United States Department of State , is the United States federal executive department responsible for international relations of the United States, equivalent to the foreign ministries of other countries...
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1789
7.27.1789
The first U.S. federal government agency, the Department of Foreign Affairs, is established (it will be later renamed Department of State).
9.15.1789
The United States Department of State is established (formerly known as the "Department of Foreign Affairs").
1950
2.9.1950
Second Red Scare: Senator Joseph McCarthy accuses the United States Department of State of being filled with Communists.