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The passage is an excerpt from President Bill Clinton’s State of the Union address in January 1998.

. . . As we enter the twenty-first century, the global economy requires us to seek opportunity not just at home, but in all markets of the world. We must shape this global economy, not shrink from it. In the last five years, we have led the way in opening new markets, with 240 trade agreements that remove foreign barriers to products bearing the proud stamp “Made in the U.S.A.” Today, record high exports account for fully one-third of our economic growth. I want to keep themgrowing, because that’s the way to keep America growing and to advance a safer, more stable world. . . .

a) according to Clinton, what should be the nation's attitude toward trade?

nation should be eager to seek new oppotunities with foreign companies

b)according to Clinton, waht actions have the government taken to expand global trade?

The government has had 240 trade agreements that remove foreign products bearing the proud stamp of Made is USA.

c) According to Clinton, What are the benefits of expanding trade?

IT has accounted for 1/3 of our economic growth and growing..

is this correct.? is there anything else I need to add to this..?

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    wrong on B. The government has had 240 trade agreements that remove foreign barriers to products bearing... make certain you know what barriers means.

    c) the benefit is that it keeps the US economy growing, and leads to a safer, more stable world.

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