ib history of the americas- journal log 29- kyle longley 164-181

Ib history of the americas- journal log 29- kyle longley 164-181

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Kyle Longley 164-181 1. What is / are the main point(s) (thesis / theses) of this Kyle Longley reading? Kyle Longley opens up by explaining how President Herbert Hoover was against the U.S imperialistic policy towards Latin America. Longley talks about how Hoover tried to end these policies and promote policies of nonintervention, making him a “good neighbor towards Latin America”. Longley then redirects to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Hoover’s successor, who not institutionalized the “Good Neighbor” policy, but also addresses the calamity of the Great Depression. He discusses several events in Latin America that tested the Good Neighbor policy such as the revolt in Cuba (1924) and U.S/Mexican economic disputes (1934). Mainly, Longley points out that through cooperation and conciliation, the Good Neighbor policy tried to gain reciprocal benefits for both Latin America and the US. However, he also argues that the “emphasis on defense had unfortunate long-term effects on U.S Latin American relations”. 2. Herbert Hoover was the third republican president elected during the 1920s. Download a short biographical sketch of Herbert Hoover and information about his presidency. Include complete bibliographic citation information. Son of a Quaker blacksmith, Herbert Clark Hoover brought to the Presidency an unparalleled reputation for public service as an engineer, administrator, and humanitarian. Born in an Iowa village in 1874, he grew up in Oregon. He enrolled at Stanford University when it opened in 1891, graduating as a mining engineer. After the Armistice, Hoover, a member of the Supreme Economic Council and head of the American Relief Administration, organized shipments of food for starving millions in central Europe. He extended aid to famine-stricken Soviet Russia in 1921. When a critic inquired if he was not thus helping Bolshevism, Hoover retorted, "Twenty million people are starving. Whatever their politics, they shall be fed!" After capably serving as Secretary of Commerce under Presidents Harding and Coolidge, Hoover became the Republican Presidential nominee in 1928. He said then: "We in America today are nearer to
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Ib history of the americas- journal log 29- kyle longley 164-181

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