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American foreign policy has been one of the most influential aspects of the creation of the United States as the global super power. These important policy decisions have cut across all government parties and Presidents, effecting international relations, reputation, domestic life, and future politics. As the United States gained power and began to participate in international policy, certain long-term consistencies began to define the US in the global world. While some of these consistencies in American foreign policy have been beneficial to the US and contributed to its successes, other consistencies have become too exaggerated and have started to negate their original purpose and effects. Over the years, the United States has shown consistent themes of democracy, security, and human rights in its foreign policy. President Roosevelt used these ideals by encouraging an active foreign policy and Gunboat Diplomacy to fulfill the US’s responsibility to humanity and its obligation to help other states. Furthermore, President
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course POLI 453 taught by Professor Stacey during the Spring '08 term at Tulane.

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