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TR Urges War.jpeg
In the political cartoon Roosevelt finally expresses his opinion that action is necessary and that Wilson should stop trying to remain neutral and simply begin prepare for and then go to war. This works extremely well with all of Roosevelt's letters…

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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…

TR on Preparedness 5.jpeg
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…

TR on Sub Warfare.jpeg
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…

Dec of War 5.jpeg
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…

Wilson on Peace 5.jpeg
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…

Western Prepardness Tour 5.jpeg
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…

Wilson Third Annual Message 1.jpeg
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…

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…

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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…
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