The Power of Words: The Precedent of Theodore Roosevelt’s Foreign Policy

Date Written:

December 2009

Abstract:

Research paper I wrote in for an honors course on American Presidents. I compare and contrast the foreign policies of Roosevelt, Truman, and Reagan, while focusing on the influence Roosevelt had on the others. Extract: “The words of President Theodore Roosevelt continued to the impact the foreign policy of the U.S. for years to come. They proved to hold the power of  negotiation. They embodied the strength of a country. But most of all, they inspired others to adopt them.  When Roosevelt first penned those historic words to his friend, I wonder if he understood the power they possessed.”

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The Power of Words: The Precedent of Theodore Roosevelt’s Foreign Policy

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