HST202 CH19 - purpose than more profit. America, of all...

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Woodrow Wilson articulated a new vision of America’s relationship to the rest of the world. His foreign policy, called by historians “liberal internationalism,” rested on the conviction that economic and political progress went hand in hand. Thus, greater worldwide freedom would follow inevitably from increased American investment and trade abroad. Wilson believed that the United States had a responsibility to teach other peoples the lessons of democracy. Wilson insisted that democracy must be reinvigorated by restoring market competition and freeing government from domination by big business. To Wilson, expanding American economic influence served a higher
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Unformatted text preview: purpose than more profit. America, of all countries in the world, has been timid and has not, until recently, has not, until within the last two or three years, provided itself with the fundamental instrumentalities for playing a large part in the trade of the world. America, which ought to have had the broadest vision of any nation, has raised up an extraordinary number of provincial thinkers- men who thought provincially about business, men who thought that the United States was not ready take her competitive part the struggle for the peaceful conquest of the world. Q)How did Wilson think about government’s role in United States?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2008 for the course HST 202 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '07 term at Cal Poly Pomona.

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