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As a noted constitutionalist, Wilson preferred to adhere to the laws of the land rather than interfere unnecessarily in other countries affairs, unless it was of great importance. Wilson's trepidation to in any way go against the liberal order was mirrored by then Secretary of State (and one-time presidential candidate) William Jennings Bryan, who exclaimed "It is our intention to employ every agency of the Department of State to extend and safeguard American commerce and legitimate American enterprises in foreign lands . . . but this government will .
"Henry Hudson." 2014. The Biography Channel website. Feb 16 2014, 03:18http://www.biography.com/people/henry-hudson-9346049. "Samuel de Champlain."
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He also believed that the United States, alone, should complete the colonization of North America and that European nations in North American would restrict it (Erikson). Despite his strong assertions, however, Monroe did not suggest any means to assure the policy, and he knew the United States could not ensure it alone, so the debate of rallying for British support became a great debate Monroe’s
“America Re-enters the Arena: Franklin Delano Roosevelt” Franklin Delano Roosevelt was determined to protect the national security of the United States. At first, Roosevelt felt that it was in the best interest of the United States to avoid involvement in the war. However, he knew “sooner or later, the threat to the European balance of power would have forced the United States to intervene in order to stop Germany’s drive for world domination” (Kissinger 369-370). But this was not Roosevelt’s main problem; Roosevelt had to prove to the American people that unlike World War I, US involvement was necessary. He had to “[transform] the nation’s concept of national interest and [lead] ‘a staunchly isolationist people’ into yet another global war” (handout).