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WWI began in 1914. Which cause was more significant, the assassination of Austrian Archduke Francis Ferdinand or entangling alliances? Explain your reasoning. Despite being a more active world player in 1914 in places like China, Philippines, and the Caribbean, the U.S. responded with a declaration of U.S. neutrality. Why? The assassination of Francis Ferdinand was more significant becausehis assassination led to the entangling alliancesBecause they did not want to get more involved in the war.
2 2. MORAL DIPLOMACY -- Reviewing Wilson’s Foreign Policy (back to ch20 for a moment), pp421-423 Answer the following questions by reviewing main events, defining terms, and analyzing significance in the spaces provided. Consider the the left hand column the main ideas in your answer, the center column for notes, and the right column for deeper analysis. American foreign policy during the first years of the war, 1914-1916, was neutrality. Summarize American involvement in world affairs during Woodrow Wilson’s first term, 1913-1917 and evaluate the extent to which they were neutral. Main Events/Ideas Definitions/Explanations Analysis Woodrow Wilson’s foreign policy was “Moral Diplomacy.” He reversed Taft’s “Dollar Diplomacy” and averted Teddy’s “Big Stick.” He was an anti-imperialist and hoped to lead America into a new era where the U.S. wasn’t an opportunistic bully. with a policy of neutrality?
f.California land policy & tensions with Japan intervention in Latin America. He was an anti-imperialist, but as challenges arose in the Caribbean that may have an economic and/or political impact on the U.S…. he found himself behaving like an imperialist. To what extent was Wilson’sforeign policy toward Latin American countries neutral? Explain whyWilson contradicted his beliefs with his actions? To what extent was Moral Diplomacy consistent with a policy of neutrality? Wilson struggled to avoid conflict and intervention in Latin America. He was an anti-imperialist, but as challenges arose in the Caribbean that may have an economic and/or political impact on the U.S…. he found himself behaving like an imperialist. To what extent was Wilson’sforeign policy toward Latin American countries neutral? Explain whyWilson contradicted his beliefs with his actions?
Wilson resisted intervention in the Mexican revolts, because they were financially motivated (and Wilson detested Taft’s Dollar Diplomacy). In the end, however, he sent troops.

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