American Foreign Relations: A History, Volume I, Brief Edition / Edition 1

American Foreign Relations: A History, Volume I, Brief Edition / Edition 1

by Thomas Paterson, Kenneth Hagan, J. Garry Clifford, Shane J. Maddock
     
 

ISBN-10: 0618382216

ISBN-13: 9780618382217

Pub. Date: 10/03/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

American Foreign Relations, Brief, addresses the major issues presented in American Foreign Relations in a convenient, concise format. Like its full-length counterpart, the text places the idea of American expansion at its center, using this concept to examine the political and diplomatic, as well as social and cultural, dimensions of America's role in the world.

Overview

American Foreign Relations, Brief, addresses the major issues presented in American Foreign Relations in a convenient, concise format. Like its full-length counterpart, the text places the idea of American expansion at its center, using this concept to examine the political and diplomatic, as well as social and cultural, dimensions of America's role in the world. This brief text allows professors to incorporate primary sources or other materials into their courses, or to teach a one-semester course on American foreign relations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618382217
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/03/2005
Series:
United States History Series: Specialized Courses
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Note: Each chapter concludes with Further Reading for the Period. VOLUME I 1. Embryo of Empire: Americans and the World Before 1789 Diplomatic Crossroad: Jay, Franklin, Adams, and Negotiations for Independence, 1782 Reaching for Independence: Ideology and Commercial Power Opportunity and Necessity: Alliance with France Suspicious Suitors in Europe A Separate Peace: The Treaty of Paris Diplomatic Frustrations Under the Articles of Confederation The New Constitution and the Legacy of the Founding Generation 2. Independence, Expansion, and War, 1789-1815 Diplomatic Crossroad: The Chesapeake Affair, 1807 The French Revolution and American Debates Commerce, Politics, and Diplomacy: Jay's Treaty Pinckney's Treaty, France, and Washington's Farewell The XYZ Affair and the Quasi-War with France The Louisiana Purchase Blockades, Neutral Trade, and Impressment, 1803-1807 "Peaceable Coercion" and the War of 1812 In All the Tenses: Why War Came Wartime Diplomacy and the Peace of Ghent The Legacy of an Unwon War 3. Extending and Preserving the Sphere, 1815-1848 Diplomatic Crossroad: Mexican-American War on the Rio Grande, 1846 Expanding the Sphere: Manifest Destiny Commercial Ambitions in the Pacific John Quincy Adams, the Floridas, and the Transcontinental Treaty The Monroe Doctrine Targets Europe and the Western Hemisphere Trade, Canada, and Other Anglo-American Intersections Contest over Oregon The Texas Revolution and Annexation The War with Mexico and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo The Lessons and Costs of Expansion, 1815-1848 4. Expansionism, Sectionalism, and Civil War, 1848-1865 Diplomatic Crossroad: William Walker and Filibustering in Central America, 1855-1860 Sectionalism and Sputtering Expansionism The South's Dream of Empire The Cuba-United States Nexus Openings to East Asia Anglo-American Detente, an Isthmian Canal, and Central America The American Civil War and International Relations British "Lookers On" Across the Atlantic War as Catalyst 5. Global Rivalry and Regional Power, 1865-1895 Diplomatic Crossroad: The Foiled Grab of the Dominican Republic, 1869-1870 The Culture of Expansionism and Imperialism Economic Expansion and International Rivalry The New Navy Secretary William H. Seward Eyes the Future Great Britain, Canada, and North American Disputes Americans in Asia: China, Japan, and Korea Pacific Prizes: Hawai'i and Samoa Eyeing Africa Latin America Moves into the Yankee Vortex 6. Imperialist Leap, 1895-1900 Diplomatic Crossroad: The Maine, McKinley, and War, 1898 The Venezuela Crisis of 1895 Men of Empire Cleveland and McKinley Confront Cuba Libre, 1895-1898 The Spanish-American-Cuban-Filipino War Peace and Empire: The Debate in the United States Imperial Collisions in Asia: The Philippine Insurrection and the Open Door in China The Elbows of a World Power, 1895-1900 7. Managing, Policing, and Extending the Empire, 1900-1914 Diplomatic Crossroad: Severing Panama from Colombia for the Canal, 1903 The Conservative Shapers of Empire Cuba Under the Platt Amendment The Constable of the Caribbean The Quest for Order in Haiti and Nicaragua The Mexican Revolution Threatens U.S. Interests Japan, China, and Dollar Diplomacy in Asia Anglo-American Rapprochement and Empire-Building 8. War, Peace, and Revolution in the Time of Wilson, 1914-1920 Diplomatic Crossroad: The Sinking of the Lusitania, 1915 The Travails of Neutrality Submarines, Neutral Rights, and Mediation Efforts Wilson Leads America into World War The Debate over Preparedness The Doughboys Make the Difference in Europe The Fourteen Points and the Peace Conference Principle, Personality, Health, and Partisanship: The League Fight Red Scare Abroad: Bolshevism and Intervention in Russia The Whispering Gallery of Global Disorder VOLUME II 1. Imperialist Leap, 1895-1900 Diplomatic Crossroad: The Maine, McKinley, and War, 1898 The Venezuela Crisis of 1895 Men of Empire Cleveland and McKinley Confront Cuba Libre, 1895-1898 The Spanish-American-Cuban-Filipino War Peace and Empire: The Debate in the United States Imperial Collisions in Asia: The Philippine Insurrection and the Open Door in China The Elbows of a World Power, 1895-1900 2. Managing, Policing, and Extending the Empire, 1900-1914 Diplomatic Crossroad: Severing Panama from Colombia for the Canal, 1903 The Conservative Shapers of Empire Cuba Under the Platt Amendment The Constable of the Caribbean The Quest for Order in Haiti and Nicaragua The Mexican Revolution Threatens U.S. Interests Japan, China, and Dollar Diplomacy in Asia Anglo-American Rapprochement and Empire-Building 3. War, Peace, and Revolution in the Time of Wilson, 1914-1920 Diplomatic Crossroad: The Sinking of the Lusitania, 1915 The Travails of Neutrality Submarines, Neutral Rights, and Mediation Efforts Wilson Leads America into World War The Debate over Preparedness The Doughboys Make the Difference in Europe The Fourteen Points and the Peace Conference Principle, Personality, Health, and Partisanship: The League Fight Red Scare Abroad: Bolshevism and Intervention in Russia The Whispering Gallery of Global Disorder 4. Descending into Europe's Maelstrom, 1920-1939 Diplomatic Crossroad: Roosevelt's Attempt to Extend America's Frontier to the Rhine, 1939 The Independent Internationalists Economic and Cultural Expansion in a Rickety World Peace Seekers for a World Without War Cold as Steel: Soviet-American Encounters Hitler's Germany, Appeasement, and the Outbreak of War American Isolationism and the Neutrality Acts Roosevelt Shifts and Congress Balks on the Eve of War 5. Asia, Latin America, and the Vagaries of Power, 1920-1939 Diplomatic Crossroad: The Manchurian Crisis, 1931-1932 A Question of Power Facing Japan: The Washington Naval Disarmament Conference and China Japan's Footsteps for a New Pacific Order Making and Managing Good Neighbors in Latin America Creating Dictators in the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, and Haiti Subverting Nationalism in Cuba and Puerto Rico Compromising with Mexico: Oil and Nationalism Pan Americanism and the Approach of the Second World War 6. Survival and Spheres: The Allies and the Second World War, 1939-1945 Diplomatic Crossroad: The Atlantic Charter Conference, 1941 Juggling Between War and Peace, 1939-1941 Asian Collision Course: Japanese-American Relations, 1939-1941 The Big Three: Strategies and Fissures, 1941-1943 In Search of a China Policy Bystanders to the Holocaust Planning the Postwar Peace, 1943-1945 Compromises at Yalta To Each Its Own: Allied Divergence and Spheres of Influence The Potsdam Conference and the Legacy of the Second World War 7. All-Embracing Struggle: The Cold War Begins, 1945-1950 Diplomatic Crossroad: The Atomic Bomb at Hiroshima, 1945 The Big Two and the International System Challenging the Soviet Sphere in Eastern Europe Stiffening Up: Early Cold War Crises The Truman Doctrine, Israel, and Containment On Its Feet and Off Our Backs: The Marshall Plan, NATO, and the Division of Europe Asian Allies: Restoring Japan and Backing Jiang in China The People's Republic of China and U.S. Nonrecognition A Cold War Culture Emerges 8. Global Watch: The Korean War and Eisenhower Foreign Relations, 1950-1961 Diplomatic Crossroad: The Decision to Intervene in the Korean War, 1950 Korea, the Cold War, and the "Trojan Horse" of National Security Ambivalent Cold Warrior: Dwight D. Eisenhower Dulles, McCarthyism, and the New Look The Glacier Grinds On: Khrushchev, Eisenhower, and the Cold War Missile Race, Berlin, and the U-2 Mess To the Brink with China; To the Market with Japan The Third World Rises: Revolutionary Nationalism and Nonalignment Stormy Weather: Nationalism in the Middle East and Latin America Cultural Expansion and the Globalized Cold War 9. Passing the Torch: The Vietnam Years, 1961-1969 Diplomatic Crossroad: The Tet Offensive in Vietnam, 1968 Vietnamese Wars Before 1961 John F. Kennedy and His "Action Intellectuals" Arms Buildup, Berlin, and Nation Building The Most Dangerous Area in the World: The Cuban Revolution and Latin America Spinning out of Control: The Cuban Missile Crisis Laos, Vietnam, and the Kennedy Legacy Nose to Nose: Lyndon B. Johnson and the World "The Biggest Damned Mess": Johnson's Vietnam War As Doves Dissent, the Peace Efforts Fail 10. Detente and Disequilibrium, 1969-1977 Diplomatic Crossroad: Richard M. Nixon's Trip to China, 1972 Nixon, Kissinger, and Their Critics Detente, SALT, and the Nuclear Arms Race Regional Tails Wagging the Superpower Dogs: The Middle East Covert Action and Economic Relations in Latin America and Africa Economic Competition, Environmental Distress, and the North-South Debate Vietnamization, Cambodia, and a Wider War The Jabberwocky Peace Agreement, Withdrawal, and Defeat The Many Lessons and Questions of Vietnam 11. To Begin the World Over Again: Carter, Reagan, and Revivalism, 1977-1989 Diplomatic Crossroad: The Iranian Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981 Zbigs and Zags: Carter's Divided Administration The Panama Canal and High Voltage Nationalism in Latin America Carter's Activism in the Middle East and Africa The Red Thread: SALT-II, Afghanistan, and the Carter Record Ronald Reagan's Mission to Revive Hegemony Soviet-American Crises and Antinuclearism The "Backyard": Central America and the Caribbean Hornets' Nests in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Triumphs and Hazards: The Reagan Legacy 12. Imperial America: The United States and the World Since 1989 Diplomatic Crossroad: 9/11 and After The Earthquakes of 1989-1991 Indispensable Nation: Bush-Clinton-Bush and Post-Cold War Priorities Russian Disintegration, German Reunification, NATO Expansion, Balkan Hell Hope and Tragedy in Africa Markets, Invasions, and Implosions in Latin America Mideast Quagmires Feuding and Trading with China, Vietnam, and Japan Global Bewilderments and Opportunities

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