Jan. 24: Foreign Policy in the Progressive Era

 

Topics:
  Imperialism, Internationalism, Progressivism
Readings:
 

Required:
Paterson, et. al., American Foreign Relations, pp. 33-61.

 

Suggested:
David Healy, U.S. Expansionism: The Imperialist Urge in the 1890s (Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1970).

Walter Lafeber, The Cambridge History of American Foreign Relations, vol. II (1993), pp. 210-33.

Walter LaFeber, The New Empire: An Interpretation of American Expansion, 1860-1898 (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1963).

N. Gordon Levin, Jr., Woodrow Wilson and World Politics: America's Response to War and Revolution. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1968), pp. 253-60.

Ernest R. May, Imperial Democracy: The Emergence of America as a Great Power (New York, 1961).

Emily S. Rosenberg, Financial Missionaries to the World: The Politics and Culture of Dollar Diplomacy, 1900-1930 (1999), pp. 31-60.

Emily S. Rosenberg, Spreading the American Dream: American Economic and Cultural Expansion, 1890-1945 (New York, 1982).

 
Additional Resources:
 

"Woodrow Wilson," from the PBS series, The American Experience.

"Woodrow Wilson," from AmericanPresident.org.

Donald R. Shaffer, "The Grueling Campaign to Capture Pancho Villa," History News Network, September 25, 2001.

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