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J. Reuben Clark | As the U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, Clark sought to clarify the difference between the Monroe Doctrine and the Roosevelt Corollary. He issued a memorandum in 1928 that argued for a softer tone toward Latin American nations. He advanced the belief that the U.S. had the right to intervene in Latin America based on rights as a sovereign nation, not the Monroe Doctrine.

J. Reuben Clark | As the U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, Clark sought to clarify the difference between the Monroe Doctrine and the Roosevelt Corollary. He issued a memorandum in 1928 that argued for a softer tone toward Latin American nations. He advanced the belief that the U.S. had the right to intervene in Latin America based on rights as a sovereign nation, not the Monroe Doctrine.

Senator Joe McCarthy was a big part of the Red Scare because he was one of the leaders that accused Americans of being Soviet spies.

Senator Joe McCarthy was a big part of the Red Scare because he was one of the leaders that accused Americans of being Soviet spies.

Former American President Dwight D. Eisenhower had three secret meetings with aliens.   Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2100947/Eisenhower-secret-meetings-aliens-pentagon-consultant-claims.html#ixzz239UQUxfu                Some respected UFO researchers as Ph.D.

Former American President Dwight D. Eisenhower had three secret meetings with aliens. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2100947/Eisenhower-secret-meetings-aliens-pentagon-consultant-claims.html#ixzz239UQUxfu Some respected UFO researchers as Ph.D.

March 1938 Lazaro Cardenas, head of the Mexican Government enacted an oil Nationalization policy obviously this hurt many US businesses and in former years the US Government would have intervened on the behalf of US business interests, however Mexico was able to recover taking anything of value before they left but they did not raise production to pre-take over levels until after the US joined WWII when the US sent technical advisers.

March 1938 Lazaro Cardenas, head of the Mexican Government enacted an oil Nationalization policy obviously this hurt many US businesses and in former years the US Government would have intervened on the behalf of US business interests, however Mexico was able to recover taking anything of value before they left but they did not raise production to pre-take over levels until after the US joined WWII when the US sent technical advisers.

Herbert Hoover, mining engineer, humanitarian, statesman, and 31st President of the United States, was born August 10, 1874 in a simple two-room cottage in West Branch, Iowa.

Herbert Hoover, mining engineer, humanitarian, statesman, and 31st President of the United States, was born August 10, 1874 in a simple two-room cottage in West Branch, Iowa.

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT signs the "Neutrality Act", or Senate Joint Resolution No. 173, which he calls an "expression of the desire...to avoid any action which might involve [the U.S.] in war." The signing came at a time when newly installed fascist governments in Europe were beginning to beat the drums of war. In a public statement that day, Roosevelt said  . . . . - -August 31, 1935  (SEE:  http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/fdr-signs-neutrality-act.)

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT signs the "Neutrality Act", or Senate Joint Resolution No. 173, which he calls an "expression of the desire...to avoid any action which might involve [the U.S.] in war." The signing came at a time when newly installed fascist governments in Europe were beginning to beat the drums of war. In a public statement that day, Roosevelt said . . . . - -August 31, 1935 (SEE: http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/fdr-signs-neutrality-act.)

The United States reached out to Latin America during the war effort to collect needed supplies as troops headed off to war.

The United States reached out to Latin America during the war effort to collect needed supplies as troops headed off to war.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Receives Pan American Award for his Good Neighbor Policy; President Franklin D. Roosevlet was presented an award by the Pan American Society for his Good Neighbor Policy.  The Roosevelt Administration embraced a non-interventionalist foreign policy with Latin America in the hopes to encourage reciprocal trade with these nations, and to prevent an alliance between Latin American nations and the Nazis.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Receives Pan American Award for his Good Neighbor Policy; President Franklin D. Roosevlet was presented an award by the Pan American Society for his Good Neighbor Policy. The Roosevelt Administration embraced a non-interventionalist foreign policy with Latin America in the hopes to encourage reciprocal trade with these nations, and to prevent an alliance between Latin American nations and the Nazis.

In 1939 President Roosevelt provided a package of credit and loans to Brazilian President Vargas totaling 115 million dollars. In the following years Roosevelt had the United States invest further in Brazil in order to divert Brazil from its strong relationship with Germany. Appealing to President Vargas's desire to diversify Brazil's economy, Roosevelt seized the opportunity to create a strong relationship with Brazil that would eventual lead to the nation joining the Allies.

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In 1939 President Roosevelt provided a package of credit and loans to Brazilian President Vargas totaling 115 million dollars. In the following years Roosevelt had the United States invest further in Brazil in order to divert Brazil from its strong relationship with Germany. Appealing to President Vargas's desire to diversify Brazil's economy, Roosevelt seized the opportunity to create a strong relationship with Brazil that would eventual lead to the nation joining the Allies.

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