Foreign policy

Good Neighbor Policy, 1933

The following is article is part of the United States Department of State’s “Milestones in the History of U.S. Foreign Relations” series. It is reproduced here under the public domain. Introduction President Franklin Delano Roosevelt took office determined to improve relations with… Read More ›

Building the Panama Canal, 1903–1914

The following is article is part of the United States Department of State’s “Milestones in the History of U.S. Foreign Relations” series. It is reproduced here under the public domain. President Theodore Roosevelt oversaw the realization of a long-term United States goal—a… Read More ›

Dollar Diplomacy, 1909–1913

The following is article is part of the United States Department of State’s “Milestones in the History of U.S. Foreign Relations” series. It is reproduced here under the public domain. From 1909 to 1913, President William Howard Taft and Secretary of State Philander… Read More ›

The Spanish-American War, 1898

The following is article is part of the United States Department of State’s “Milestones in the History of U.S. Foreign Relations” series. It is reproduced here under the public domain. The Spanish-American War of 1898 ended Spain’s colonial empire in… Read More ›