Global WWI foreign policies

Global WWI foreign policies - Theodore Roosevelt 1901-1909...

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Theodore Roosevelt 1901-1909 William Taft (Republican) 1909-1913 Used “Big Stick Diplomacy” Hay-BunauVarilla Treaty, which gave America full control of the Panama canal zone Big Stick policy reserved right to intervene in the Latin American nations affairs. The U.S. intervened in Venezuela, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, and Cuba by 1905 to keep European powers out of the Western Hemisphere Negotiated the end of the Russo-Japanese War (for which Roosevelt would win the Nobel Peace Prize) Gentleman’s Agreement with Japan (1907) Brought more suits against monopolies in one term then Roosevelt did in two Supported 8 hour work day Supported the Mann-Elkins Act in 1910 that would strengthen the ICC His administration worked for the first tax on corporate profits Taft’s secretary of state, Philander Chase Knox, created “dollar diplomacy” as a policy to further American business interests abroad. Knox failed to secure a reciprocity treat with
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