Japanese immigration, US agrees to no formal limit on Japanese immigration, japanese govt agrees to limit emigration of laborers to the US, much better than the Chinese exclusion act for Japan - California liked the GA,TR limited Japanese immigration - Great White fleet was a US navy fleet sent around the world from Dec 1907 to Feb 1909 by TR to show our strength and promote good will 3. Woodrow Wilson's Asian policy - Open Door policy- enforced by Theodore roosevelt supported this → allowed US free trade with CHina in spite of Japan's desire to dominate all asian markets - Dollar Diplomacy: The US policy urdge by Taft of using private investment in other nations to promote diplomatic goals and business interests - Morgan's international loan to china was to support the building new rail lines there - Wilsons SOS William Jennings Bryan did not like the loan, Wilson announced that the US would opposed the loan since it "undermined the administration independence of China” and China did not get the loan and did not get the railways (this weakened the country)
- Wilson and Bryan tried to end US control PH, congress passed legislation giving it eventual independence, the republicans deleted any deadline for this, would only recognize the philippine's independence after WWII 4. Mexico and Latin America - Mexico foreign policy: most difficult foreign policy in Wilson's first term - Victoriano Huerta the mexican army general led a military coup against elected moderate President Francisco Madero (killed in a bloody overthrow) - Venustiano Carranza and Francisco "Pancho" Villa led a revolution against Huerta, large shipment of European arms was sent to Huerta's gov, wilson stopped this shipment using the navy - Response to the US intervention: Mexican forces fought the US navy, Huerta and Carranza condemned the US intervention, without weapons Huerta resigned and Carranza was victorious - Civil war in mexico happened when Villa split with Carranza, Villa led a revolt to attack US border town Columbus New Mexico to get arms at US army fort Furlong - Pershing's hunt: 10,000 well equipped troops with motor vehicles and airplanes, never found Villa but engaged in bloody battle, withdrew once Wilson grew concerned with WWI → Villa is eventually assassinated - Other latin american intervention in the Wilson administration, SOS Bryan offered apologies to Colombia for the US' role in separating panama from them ($25 million was offered), Roosevelt had Henry Cabot Lodge block these funds in the senate 20.4 The United States and the Great War 1. War in Europe1 - Archduke Franz Ferdinand: Austrian heir who was assassinated in Sarajevo by a Serbian nationalist, ultimately causing the outbreak of World War I - Central Powers: Alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary and later the Ottoman Empire/Allies Alliance between France, Britain and Russia and later Japan, Italy and the US - The Great War (WWI): 1914-1918 involved all of Europe and perpetrated enormous slaughter and devastation. It brought widespread misery, social disruption and economic collapse.
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