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"Big Stick Diplomacy" President Theodore Roosevelt. (Primary Document #1)

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Roosevelts Big Stick Diplomacy was, naval power. As president he built up the great whit fleet. Wanting to create a canal in Panama the Colombia senate wanted more money than America had offerd to put it in.Then various groups with a stake in the canal stepped in to encourage a revolution in Panama. In November 1903, the USS Nashville lingered off the coast. American marines landed to "maintain order," preventing Colombian troops from stopping the rebels. Within three days, the government of newly independent Panama agreed to the original treaty. Work on the canal could begin!

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ITS YOUR VOCABULARY (10 Definitions)

Theodore Roosevelt
26th president, known for: conservationism, trust-busting, Hepburn Act, safe food regulations, "Square Deal," Panama Canal, Great White Fleet, Nobel Peace Prize for negotiation of peace in Russo-Japanese War.

 

John Hay
Secretary of State under McKinley and Roosevelt who pioneered the open-door policy and Panama canal. "Spheres of Influence"

 

Imperialism
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries poitically, socially, and economically.

 

Anti-Imperialist League
Group objected to the annexation of the Philippines and the building of an American empire. Idealism, self-interest, racism, constitutionalism, and other reasons motivated them, but they failed to make their case; the Philippines were annexed in 1900.

 

Big-stick diplomacy

Diplomatic policy developed by T.R symbolizing his power and readiness to use military force if necessary. It is a way of intimidating countries without actually harming them and was the basis of U.S. imperialistic foreign policy.

 

Roosevelt Corollary
Roosevelt's 1904 extension of the Monroe Doctrine, stating that the United States has the right to protect its economic interests in South And Central America by using military force.

 

Expansionism
The doctrine of expanding the territory or the economic influence of a country.

 

"Big Stick" Diplomacy
Diplomatic policy developed by T.R where the "big stick" symbolizes his power and readiness to use military force if necessary. It is a way of intimidating countries without actually harming them and was the basis of U.S. imperialistic foreign policy.

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Obama's Corollary To Teddy Roosevelt's Famous Policy (Historical Website #1- CURRENT)

Obama's Corollary To Teddy Roosevelt's Famous Policy (Historical Website #1- CURRENT) | U.S Imperialism , "Big Stick Diplomacy". | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama invokes Teddy Roosevelt's...
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Theodore Roosevelt and Big Stick Diplomacy (Historical Website #1)

Theodore Roosevelt and Big Stick Diplomacy (Historical Website #1) | U.S Imperialism , "Big Stick Diplomacy". | Scoop.it
Roosevelt's interventionist foreign policy violated the concept of constitutional government, but it also helped make America the world power it is today.
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Big Stick Diplomacy "The Roosevelt Corollary" (Primary Document #3)

Big Stick Diplomacy "The Roosevelt Corollary" (Primary Document #3) | U.S Imperialism , "Big Stick Diplomacy". | Scoop.it

America wanted, Latin America to honor their finacial commitment, while meantime British, German, and Italin gunboats had blocked Venzualas river because they did not pay debts to their bound holders this caught the attention of President Roosevelt. He then exercised "Internation Policy Power". 

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Theordore Rosevelt Leads His Cavary in to military power (Primary Document #2)

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Iraqi Freedom (Historical Website #2- CURRENT)

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Hans Morgenthau and the Iraq war: realism versus neo-conservatism by John J Mearsheimer in OpenDemocracy The renowned American foreign-policy realist Hans Morgenthau (1904-80) opposed the Vietnam w...
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Presidential History Geeks - TR and Big Stick Diplomacy (Historical Website #3)

Presidential History Geeks - TR and Big Stick Diplomacy (Historical Website #3) | U.S Imperialism , "Big Stick Diplomacy". | Scoop.it
On September 2, 1901 (111 years ago today) Theodore Roosevelt uttered his famous phrase "speak softly and carry a big stick." He was Vice-President at the time, but would become President twelve days later on September 14, 1901, following the death...
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Teddy Roosevelt and His Big Stick | Campaign for Liberty (Historical Website #2)

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