C. NEW WORLD HEGEMONY AND PAN-AMERICANISM.
|1. ||Historic background--Monroe Doctrine.|
|2. ||Material basis--preëminence of the United States in population,
wealth and power, among American nations.|
|3. ||Blaine's Pan-Americanism and the Pan-American Conference.|
|4. || United States as mediator in Hispanic-American disputes.|
D. INTERESTS IN THE PACIFIC AND FAR EAST.
|1. ||Effect of westward expansion to California.|
|2. || U. S. and the opening of Japan, China, and Korea.|
|3. ||Interests in Samoa.|
|4. ||Interests in Hawaii.|
|5. ||Seal fisheries and the Behring Sea.|
E. UNITED STATES AS A GREAT POWER.
|1. ||The Civil War as a test of national unity and a triumph of nationalism.|
|2. ||Rapid economic development after Civil War as a preparation for
greater participation in world affairs.|
|a. ||Importance of agricultural exports to Europe.|
|b. ||The "second industrial revolution" in the U. S. and growth of
|c. ||American tariff protectionism and its effect on Europe (compare
|d. ||Financial dependence on European capital, but rapid development
of American capitalism, presaging financial independence and
|3. ||Rapid growth of population, due partly to extensive European immigration, gradually increasing importance of United States.|
IV. THE FRANCO-RUSSIAN ALLIANCEReferences:-- * Gooch, ch. v. * C. A. Beard, Cross Currents, 12-22.
* World Peace Foundation, The Background of the War, 192-7, 224-225j.
* Mowatt, 250-4. * Marriott, ch. vi. Korff, Russia's Foreign Relations,
ch. I. # Anderson and
Hershey, 197-201. France, Livre jaune, L'Alliance
Franco-Russe. B. Schmitt, "Triple Alliance and Triple Entente", Amer.
Hist. Rev., Apr. 1924. H. Welschinger, L'Alliance franco-russe. Daudet, Histoire diplomatique de l'alliance, franco-russe. Debidour, I, chs. v-vii. Tardieu, France and the Alliances. Stuart, French Foreign Policy. Bourgeois and
Pagès, 238-90. J. J. Hansen, L'Alliance franco-russe. Die
Grosse Politik, VI, ch. 39; VII, ch. 48.
|1. ||Isolation of France during Bismarck's régime.|
|2. ||Obstacles to an alliance between France and Russia.|
|a. ||Apparent irreconcilability of French republicanism and conservative Russian autocracy.|
|b. ||Friendship between Russian and German emperors, despite some
distrust and friction.|
|3. ||Reasons for Russian inclination toward French alliance in late 1880's.|
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Book title: Syllabus on International Relations.
Contributors: Parker Thomas Moon - Author, Institute of International Education (New York, N.Y.) - OrganizationName.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1925.
Page number: 91.
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