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Monroe Doctrine
The Monroe Doctrine states the the United States should control the Western Hemisphere and that the European Powers should stay out of its affairs. It is often called the earliest statement of dominance. It later became the justification used for…

Roosevelt Corollary
The Roosevelt Corollary was supposed to be an extension of the Monroe Doctrine. It claimed the right to oversee the actions of lesser nations in the Western Hemisphere and denied European powers the same right. It also claimed that the lesser…

The Zimmerman Telegram was a telegram sent from Germany to Mexico during World War I. It claimed that if Mexico would be Germany's ally they would be they would regain the territory they lost to the United States in the Mexican-American War after…

Wilson's Third Annual Message
In his address to Congress, Wilson explains that despite the fact that Mexico is testing its strength, the United States must remain neutral. He references the Monroe Doctrine and says that the United States thus has a right to be interested in the…

At Kansas City, Mo., February 2, 1916 (The Western Prepardness Tour)
In his address while on the Western Preparedness Tour, Wilson says that the United States should stay out of World War I, but must prepare to defend itself if an attack or other event making it necessary should occur. He discusses the arguments made…

President Wilson's Address to the United States Senate, On Essential terms of Peace in Europe
In his address to the Senate, Wilson speaks about the peace conference that may take place in Europe to end World War I before the United States had to get involved. He explains that the United States must continue to remain neutral and hope for…

Wilson's Address To Congress Advising That Germany's Course Be Declared War Against The United States: Delivered in Joint Session, April 2, 1917
In his address to Congress, Wilson finally calls for a declaration of war upon Germany so that the United States would enter the war. Roosevelt was pleased by this request to Congress, but feels that it has come far after it should have. Wilson…

Theodore Roosevelt Letter On Wilson Handling the Lusitania Incident
In a letter to his son, Roosevelt complains that Wilson and his administration are the worst leaders America has seen die to their inaction about the Germans' use of submarine warfare which resulted in the death of Americans. Roosevelt claims that…

Theodore Roosevelt on the Preparedness of the United States and the Wilson Administration
In his letter to Menkin (founder of the National Security League), Roosevelt continues to disapprove of the actions of the Wilson administration and says that Americans need to show their loyalty for their country as well as their strength though…

Letter From Theodore Roosevelt To Henry Cabot Lodge About Wilson and Preparedness
In his letter to Lodge, Roosevelt complains that the country is not handling the problems in Mexico as he thinks it should and that he will "smite the administration with a heavy hand" after the elections. only because he was trying to help his…
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