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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dollar_diplomacy

Dollar diplomacy of the United States—particularly during President William Howard Taft's term— was a form of American foreign policy to further its aims in Latin America and East Asia through use of its economic power by guaranteeing loans made to foreign countries. Historian Thomas A. Bailey argues that dollar ...

millercenter.org/president/taft/foreign-affairs

President Taft was more committed to the expansion of U.S. foreign trade than was Roosevelt. He pursued a program, known as "dollar diplomacy," designed to encourage U.S. investments in South and Central American, the Caribbean, and the Far East. To implement this foreign policy agenda, Taft used government ...

millercenter.org/president/taft/domestic-affairs

William Howard Taft entered the White House determined to implement and continue Roosevelt's program. His central ambition regarding reform ... Taft's intent to provide more efficient administration for existing reform policies was perfectly suited for the prosecution of antitrust violations. More trust prosecutions ( 99, in all) ...

www.presidentprofiles.com/Grant-Eisenhower/William-Howard-Taft-Foreign-affairs.html

Taft differed greatly from Roosevelt in his conduct of foreign, as well as domestic, affairs. Taft's experiences in the Philippines and in the cabinet should have provided him an excellent background in the conduct of diplomacy, but he shunned both Roosevelt's method of proceeding with as much executive action and as little ...

study.com/academy/lesson/william-howard-taft-domestic-foreign-policy.html

William Taft was handpicked by the immensely popular Theodore Roosevelt to succeed him as president. Though Taft did not live up to expectations,...

www.history.com/topics/us-presidents/william-howard-taft

Find out more about the history of William Howard Taft, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. ... In another key misstep where progressives were concerned, Taft upheld the policies of Secretary of the Interior Richard Ballinger, and dismissed Ballinger's leading critic, Gifford Pinchot, ...

history.state.gov/milestones/1899-1913/dollar-diplo

From 1909 to 1913, President William Howard Taft and Secretary of State Philander C. Knox followed a foreign policy characterized as “dollar diplomacy.” William Howard Taft. Taft shared the view held by Knox, a corporate lawyer who had founded the giant conglomerate U.S. Steel, that the goal of diplomacy was to create ...

www.apstudynotes.org/us-history/topics/taft-and-wilson

William Howard Taft was easily elected in 1908, because a majority of Americans believed that he would continue the popular Republican policies laid out by President ... Taft also assumed that the expenditure of money in foreign markets would increase American influence abroad and would help further its foreign policies.

www.u-s-history.com/pages/h999.html

The term “Dollar Diplomacy" was applied by critics to the activist foreign policy of William Howard Taft. Late in his administration, the president described his actions as “substituting dollars for bullets." He went to great lengths — even resorting to bullets — to help develop American business interests in foreign areas.