In 1914 Woodrow Wilson proclaimed U.S. neutrality, and asked the American people to remain “impartial in thought as well as deed.” At the end of the war, some members of the government pushed to expand American influence but to also remain free of any commitments, a policy its critics referred to as isolationism.
QUESTION:  In your opinion, was U.S. policy in Asia and Latin America between from late nineteenth century to 1914 truly isolationist? Discuss and support your response in one or two brief paragraphs.
Our Documents – Transcript of Theodore Roosevelt’s Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine (1905)
Our Documents – Transcript of Joint Address to Congress Leading to a Declaration of War Against Germany (1917)
Our Documents – Transcript of President Woodrow Wilson’s 14 Points (1918)