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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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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…
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