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Theodore Roosevelt on National Security
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precondition, chronic, 1881, compete, Europe, territorial, Monroe, Rough, abroad, Germany, controversies, threats, police, peace, colonialism, Japanese, Panamanian, 1904, Japan, security, intervene, 1812, Hague, Peace, Cuban, civilized
at the end of the 19th century, the                        expansion of the United States across the continent came to an end
new existential threats could now only come from             
Theodore Roosevelt knew this and sought to promote an international              power
to prevent other nations'                wrongdoing
The Roosevelt Corollary to the              Doctrine
"Chronic wrongdoing, or an impotence which results in a general loosening of the ties of                    society, may in America, as elsewhere, ultimately require intervention by some civilized nation, and in the Western Hemisphere the adherence of the United States to the Monroe Doctrine may force the United States, however reluctantly, in flagrant cases of such wrongdoing or impotence, to the exercise of an international police power."
his goal was to secure the Western hemisphere from two international               
1. a possible                  expansion
2. European                       
1898            War against Spain
Roosevelt fought with his own battalion, "The            Riders"
1882 book, "The Naval War of         "
an efficient navy is a                          to keeping the nation safe
1915: "Preparedness against war must be based upon efficiency and justice in the handling of ourselves in time of           ."
Panama Canal
France began work on the canal in          but stopped due to engineering problems and a high worker mortality rate
the United States took over the project in         , and opened the canal on August 15, 1914
in 1999 the canal was taken over by the                      government
understood the the great powers were inclined to                with each other
essential to find way to resolve                            in a peaceful way
promoted the cause of international law and arbitration
directly intervened between Russia and            to end their war in 1905
for this he won the Nobel            Prize, the first U.S. president to do so
sponsored the second peace conference in The            in 1908
searched for a more stable system of international peace making
during World War I, Roosevelt called for the United States to                   
in order to defeat               
bring stability to             
maintained that the power of the United States was essential for maintaining world order
Theodore's view of                  was based on three areas:
1. sea power
2. international intervention
3. conflict mediation
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