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The Empire Club © 2019 | All Rights Reserved

Vladimir Putin

Scroggs, William O.

A discussion of the foreign policy of the New Deal in the United States. The foreign policy much less complex than the domestic policy. Some words and background on Mr. Roosevelt. The strict nationalist policy followed by the Roosevelt Administration during its first year. Measures of economic collaboration as a means of promoting recovery during the second year, with example. The Trade Agreement Act. Reciprocity treaties with Cuba, Brazil and Belgium. The tendency towards political isolation. The case of the World Court as an instance. International relations of the U.S. The retreat from Imperialism, with specific instances. The beginning of this policy in the Coolidge Administration, with examples. President Roosevelt's restatement of the Munroe Doctrine; going back to first principles. A word with regard to U.S. relations with Europe. Never a policy of isolation in the Far East or in Latin America; only in the case of Europe that the U.S. policy smacks of isolation. Carrying on President's Hoover's policy so far as disarmament is concerned; going further in the direction of making practical arrangements for disarmament. U.S. representation at the Disarmament Conference called under League of Nations auspices. Drawing the line between offensive and defensive weapons. President Roosevelt's urging of a non-aggression treaty. Comparing that Non-Aggression Treaty with the Briand-Kellogg Pact. The importance of an agreement to consult. The U.S. promise not to insist on its rights as a neutral in the case of war, if an agreement to consult is reached. The problem of naval disarmament for Great Britain, the U.S., and Japan. The Four Power Treaty. The Nine Power Treaty. Japan's insistence that the Naval Agreement be altered. The position of the U.S. over this issue. Canada's interest in the Pacific Coast as well as the Atlantic. Ways in which the U.S. can be counted on to promote collective security and the stabilization of peace. Evidence to show that there is a vast difference between what the U.S. actually does when an occasion arises and what they have said they will do in advance. The move toward nationalism through the New Deal.

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