Foreign policy of the United States

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The foreign policy of the United States is its interactions with foreign nations and how it sets standards of interaction for its organizations, corporations and system citizens of the United States.wikipedia
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Wilsonianism

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Since the 19th century, U.S. foreign policy also has been characterized by a shift from the realist school to the idealistic or Wilsonian school of international relations.

Paris Peace Conference, 1919

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It became the basis of the German Armistice (which amounted to a military surrender) and the 1919 Paris Peace Conference.

League of Nations

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The resulting Treaty of Versailles, due to European allies' punitive and territorial designs, showed insufficient conformity with these points, and the U.S. signed separate treaties with each of its adversaries; due to Senate objections also, the U.S. never joined the League of Nations, which was established as a result of Wilson's initiative.

Washington Naval Conference

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In the 1920s, the United States followed an independent course, and succeeded in a program of naval disarmament, and refunding the German economy.

Dawes Plan

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In the 1920s, the United States followed an independent course, and succeeded in a program of naval disarmament, and refunding the German economy.

Wall Street Crash of 1929

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New York became the financial capital of the world, but the Wall Street Crash of 1929 hurled the Western industrialized world into the Great Depression.

Great Depression

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New York became the financial capital of the world, but the Wall Street Crash of 1929 hurled the Western industrialized world into the Great Depression.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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The United States adopted a non-interventionist foreign policy from 1932 to 1938, but then President Franklin D. Roosevelt moved toward strong support of the Allies in their wars against Germany and Japan.

Atlantic Charter

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Roosevelt helped establish terms for a post-war world among potential allies at the Atlantic Conference; specific points were included to correct earlier failures, which became a step toward the United Nations.

United Nations

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Roosevelt helped establish terms for a post-war world among potential allies at the Atlantic Conference; specific points were included to correct earlier failures, which became a step toward the United Nations.

Winston Churchill

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Working closely with Winston Churchill of Britain, and Joseph Stalin of the Soviet Union, Roosevelt sent his forces into the Pacific against Japan, then into North Africa against Italy and Germany, and finally into Europe starting with France and Italy in 1944 against the Germans.

Marshall Plan

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After the war, the U.S. rose to become the dominant economic power with broad influence in much of the world, with the key policies of the Marshall Plan and the Truman Doctrine.

Truman Doctrine

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After the war, the U.S. rose to become the dominant economic power with broad influence in much of the world, with the key policies of the Marshall Plan and the Truman Doctrine.

Non-Aligned Movement

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Almost immediately, however, the world witnessed division into broad two camps during the Cold War; one side was led by the U.S. and the other by the Soviet Union, but this situation also led to the establishment of the Non-Aligned Movement.

Neoconservatism

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Many "hawks", advocates for war, joined the Neoconservative movement and started supporting the Republicans—especially Reagan—based on foreign policy.

Robert A. Taft

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Meanwhile, down to 1952 the Republican Party was split between an isolationist wing, based in the Midwest and led by Senator Robert A. Taft, and an internationalist wing based in the East and led by Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Meanwhile, down to 1952 the Republican Party was split between an isolationist wing, based in the Midwest and led by Senator Robert A. Taft, and an internationalist wing based in the East and led by Dwight D. Eisenhower.

European Union

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In the 21st century, U.S. influence remains strong but, in relative terms, is declining in terms of economic output compared to rising nations such as China, India, Russia, and the newly consolidated European Union.

Global warming

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Substantial problems remain, such as climate change, nuclear proliferation, and the specter of nuclear terrorism.

Nuclear proliferation

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Substantial problems remain, such as climate change, nuclear proliferation, and the specter of nuclear terrorism.

Nuclear terrorism

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Substantial problems remain, such as climate change, nuclear proliferation, and the specter of nuclear terrorism.

Donald Trump

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In 2017 diplomats from other countries developed new tactics to deal with President Donald Trump.

Rex Tillerson

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The chief diplomat was Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

The Paquete Habana

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Several U.S. court rulings confirmed this understanding, including Supreme Court decisions in Paquete Habana v. the United States (1900), and Reid v. Covert (1957), as well as a lower court ruling in Garcia-Mir v. Meese (1986).