B. REASONS FOR "RAPPROCHEMENT" OF FRANCE AND ENGLAND, 1900-1904.
|1. ||Persons-- Delcassé, Paul Cambon, Edward VII, Lansdowne, Dilke.|
|2. ||Growing English suspicion of Germany (above, V-D).|
|3. ||Reluctance to be involved in Far Eastern conflicts of Russia (ally of France) and Japan (ally of England).|
|4. ||Desire of England to gain a free hand in Egypt.|
|5. ||Desire of France to gain a free hand in Morocco.|
C. ANGLO-FRENCH ARBITRATION TREATY OF 1903, AS A PRELUDE TO THE
D. THE AGREEMENT OF APRIL 8, 1904.
|1. ||Settlement of minor colonial disputes.|
|a. ||Newfoundland fishing rights.|
|b. ||Boundaries in western Africa.|
|c. ||New Hebrides.|
|d. || Siam.|
|2. ||Provisions of public "declaration" concerning Egypt and Morocco.|
|3. ||Provisions of secret articles concerning Egypt and Morocco.|
E. THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE ENTENTE CORDIALE.
|1. ||Distinction between entente and alliance.|
|2. ||Technical preservation of England's "free hand" and "isolation," but
virtual solidarity with France against Germany.|
|3. ||Strengthened position of France; hence, more aggressive policy in Morocco.|
|4. ||Weakened position of Germany; hence, desire to undermine loyalty of Russia, or of England, to France.|
XI. THE RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR AND EUROPEAN
References:-- * Gooch, 374
-97. * Marriott, ch. ix. Korff, Autocracy and
Revolution in Russia
, chs. i, iii. Korff, Russia's Foreign Relations
-61. S. B. Fay, "The Kaiser's Secret Negotiations with the Czar",
in Amer. Hist. Rev.
, Oct. 1918. H. Bernstein, Willy-Nicky Correspondence
. A. S. Hershey, International Law and Diplomacy of the Russo-
. K. Asakawa, The Russo-Japanese Conflict
. # Ward and Gooch, III, 330
-8. Bishop, Theodore Roosevelt
, I, chs. xxxi, xxxii. Brandenburg, ch. ix. Friedjung, I, ch. xvii; II, ch. xviii. Bourgeois and Pagès, 297
. Debidour, I, 265
-77; II, 1-32. Compare Part 3, XII.
A. REVIEW OF THE RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR (see Part 3, XII).
B. ROOSEVELT'S MEDIATION AND THE PORTSMOUTH PEACE CONFERENCE.
C. RUSSO-GERMAN RELATIONS.
|1. ||The Willy-Nicky correspondence.|
|2. || Germany's attitude at time of Dogger Bank affair.|