Good Neighbor Policy Apush

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NOTES: 11/9/10 CONT "THE NEW DEAL" Coughlin- [All he can offer is his ability to blame others… and his message gets old very quickly in american society] Townsland- [Retired dentist, soft spoken, not political ambitions with himself, his criticism with the new deal was that the programs limit who can get assistance from the government. There focused on the younger generation which leaves the older people out of luck.] Long- [Senator from Louisiana, see's himself as the future president, "Share our wealth program" - offered a program that wants to extend college education, every family should own a home, fair life across the country] [Ideas for taxing the rich, will tax rich 100% after they reach 5 million dollars. Ex. If they…show more content…
The United States wished to have good relations with its neighbors, especially at a time when conflicts were beginning to rise once again, and this policy was more or less intended to garner Latin American support. The Good Neighbor Policy meant that the United States would keep its eye on Latin America in a more peaceful tone. Giving up unpopular military intervention, the United States shifted to other methods to maintain its influence in Latin America: Pan-Americanism, support for strong local leaders, the training of national guards, economic and cultural penetration, Export-Import Bank loans, financial supervision, and political subversion. On March 4, 1933, Roosevelt stated during his inaugural address that: "In the field of world policy I would dedicate this nation to the policy of the good neighbor--the neighbor who resolutely respects himself and, because he does so, respects the rights of others." This position was affirmed by Cordell Hull, Roosevelt's Secretary of State at a conference of American states in Montevideo in December 1933. Hull said: "No country has the right to intervene in the internal or external affairs of another". This is apparent when in December of the same year Roosevelt again gave verbal evidence of a shift in U.S. policy in the region when he stated: "The definite policy of the United…show more content…
From this data, some have concluded[weasel words] that the US entered the war because it was in American commercial interest for the United Kingdom not to lose. During the 1920s and 1930s, dozens of books and articles appeared which argued that arms manufacturers had tricked the United States into entering World War I.[citation needed] In 1934, Senator Gerald P. Nye of North Dakota held hearings to investigate the country's involvement in World War I. The Nye Committee documented the huge profits that arms factories had made during the war, documenting a possible connection between these businesses' interests and the United States' decision to go to war. 1920's Japanese emerged as an empires. Took over Korean peninsula, spanish control over - had a forced work system which was brutally imposed by the Japanese. In the east two main contenders were U.S and Japan… this goes back
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