By Howard Jones
This ebook is a story heritage of America's overseas affairs from 1897 to the current that specializes in the key personalities and occasions from the William McKinley management via President George W. Bush.
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All governments sent replies to Washington, but most of them were noncommittal: they conditioned their adherence to the Open Door on the acceptance of its principles by the other parties. Map 4 Great power interests in the Pacific and Asia. By the end of the nineteenth century, numerous countries (including the United States) had made claims to part of Asia and the Pacific. (Source: author) 26 Chapter 1 When Russia eventually indicated unwillingness to comply, its stand released the others from the pledge.
Interests that comprised a blend of economic and strategic considerations. While president, he used almost any method short of war as an instrument of policy aimed at guaranteeing national security. “When I left the presidency,” Roosevelt proudly recorded in his Autobiography, “I finished seven and a half years of administration, during which not one shot had been fired against a foreign foe. We were at absolute peace, and there was no nation in the world . . ” A blatant embellishment perhaps, but Roosevelt did pursue certain principles that kept the nation out of foreign entanglements conducive to war.
Crucible of Power: A History of American Foreign Relations from 1897 by Howard Jones