Wwi notes Becoming a World Power



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WWI Notes

Becoming a World Power

- Early 1900s - US had a more vigorous and aggressive foreign policy

- “Progressive Diplomacy” - led to the US becoming a large world power
Roosevelt: The Big Stick

- Roosevelt believed in superiority of Protestant Anglo-Americans

- Felt that US must be militarily strong

- “Speak softly and carry a big stick”

- “Planned” revolt against Columbia after turned down on Panama Canal building

- US gets control of Canal Zone & gains immense strategic & commercial advantage

- Sends in an “international police” force to keep Europeans out

- 1899 - John Hay gets open door trading in China

- Roosevelt gets Nobel Peace Prize for negotiating Russo-Japanese war in 1905




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