Outline WWI - Lecture Outline- The U.S. and the Great War...

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Lecture Outline— The U.S. and the Great War Background—American Foreign Policy at the Beginning of the 20 th Century The Emergence of the U.S. as a World Power Foreign policy under William McKinley: o Spanish American War o The Philippine Insurrection o Boxer Rebellion and the “Open Door Policy” Foreign Policy under Theodore Roosevelt o Roosevelt and the Panama Canal o “Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick”—the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine o The U.S. as a police force in the Western Hemisphere; Intervention in Latin American domestic affairs. o Roosevelt and the Far East—the Russo-Japanese War o The Taft-Katsura Agreement—Japanese dominance in Korea o The “Great White Fleet”, a show of U.S. naval forces around the world o Intervention in Morocco—Roosevelt as mediator between France and Germany Foreign Policy under William Howard Taft o Dollar Diplomacy—exchanging dollars for bullets o Taft’s miscues in the Far East—aggravating rivalries with Japan Foreign Policy under Woodrow Wilson o Wilson’s “moral diplomacy” o Troubles in Mexico o Wilson and Pancho Villa The United States at the Outbreak of the First World War
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