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Terms For Final Exam - US Foreign Policies after WWI and WWII Bush Doctrine 3 Levels of Analysis Pick one and explain why the other two are not

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US Foreign Policies after WWI and WWII/ Bush Doctrine 3 Levels of Analysis- Pick one and explain why the other two are not sufficient Characterizations of each period: Significance: Critical points that happened Was each successful? Pros/Cons TERMS: Washington’s Farwell Address/ Neutrality Proclamation: Washington declared in his neutrality in the war between Britain and France Characterizations: o Foreign policy was based on the protection of the republic and preserving our liberty o Washing tried to steer us clear of war- He was for neutrality, was an idealist. National Interests were supreme. Geography, timing and power were the most important. He thought that our country needed time to settle and develop. o Economy based on agriculture and self sufficiency (Republican Democrats) o Be a model of democracy Significance: The US soon changed their foreign policy from Critical Appraisal: This was successful because going to war could have led to the destruction of the nation. *The Federalist 6: Characteristics: o Promotion of Unity of the United States- He was in favor of joining the constitution o He believed that in order for the United States to be sustainable the Union needed to not divide (He was worried that the states were going to split up) o Comparison to Greece and Europe- The United States needed to be something of a “different breed” Significance:
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Critical Appraisal: Monroe Doctrine: (James Monroe 1823) Policy that was put into place saying that any effort put into place by European governments to colonize lands or interfere in the Americas would be viewed by the US as acts of aggression requiring US intervention- The US was not in the military state to actually uphold this doctrine for at least 50 years Significance: o Characterizes Grand Strategy in the 1800’s- we wanted to avoid major wars, expand commerce (free trade and freedom of the seas) and to reduce or eliminate European influence in the western hemisphere. o It was held up through the next 5 presidencies o Led to the Spanish American war and the Roosevelt Corollary o 3 rd Image view of conflict- Establish ourselves in our own hemisphere before reaching to another Critical Appraisal: It was successful because the US was no longer being colonized and it demonstrated to other nations that we did have military strength and could hold our own economically *The Open Door Note Secretary of State John Hay (1899)- All nations have equal trade and development rights Characteristics: Power protection in Asia, Manifest Destiny is complete now we can be concerned with other areas, US did not want to break apart China like everyone else. Significance: This is the first time the US took an interest in foreign trade and policy that was not in our hemisphere. How we got our foot in the door in Asia. Critical Appraisal:
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Terms For Final Exam - US Foreign Policies after WWI and WWII Bush Doctrine 3 Levels of Analysis Pick one and explain why the other two are not

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