Movements Essay

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1823 James Monroe Monroe Doctrine Theodore Roosevelt “Square Deal” - Better & safer working conditions - Support for public health - Regulation of big business “New Nationalism” (1910 Congressional election) 1904 Roosevelt Corollary Outlining U.S. policy toward Latin America “to protect American interests” Big-stick diplomacy William Howard Taft Dollar Diplomacy money investment The 16th Amendment about income tax & a graduated tax system ( more efficient, and fairer to the poor and middle classes The 17th Amendment- Direct election of Senators Woodrow Wilson Missionary Diplomacy helps establish constitutional government in Latin American countries “New Freedom” Harry S. Truman Truman Doctrine The U.S. would support any nation or region that the Soviets threatened to take over or subjugate. (Financially & militarily) Containment, prevent Soviet influence from spreading any further. (The Korean War successful application “Fair Deal” minimum wage↑, social security expanded but limited success Marshall Plan economic assistance to help the Europe recover from the War The Federal Employee Loyalty Program: investigate federal employees for Communist ties The McCarren Internal Security Act The House Un-American Activities Committee - “Hollywood Ten” Dwight Eisenhower The Eisenhower Doctrine The U.S. would send armed forces to any nation that asked for help against Communist threats. ( Succeeded in Lebanon John F. Kennedy “New Frontier” extended federal benefits for education, health and welfare The 23rd Amendment permitted voters in DC to participate in presidential elections. The Alliance for Progress program: Funds from public and private source in different nations to improve Latin American countries to stem Communist expansion. The Peace Corps, a space program, military advisers to South Vietnam Nuclear Test Ban

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