The Relations Between The United States And The Domestic Affairs Of Latin America

779 Words Oct 20th, 2015 4 Pages
When it comes to foreign relations, different things matter to different people. If I had to choose people or themes when it came to foreign relations, I would choose people. When it comes to FDR, he strongly believed that it was only a matter of time before the United States needed to enter the war. So FDR came up with his plan or his foreign policy and the policy that would help the United States become the best we could be. FDR was a practical idealist, meaning that he likes to compromise, he is very sensitive and very humbled. When looking at FDR we can see that he was very timid when it came to foreign relations and policies. The Good Neighbor policy was aimed to Latin America, the policy 's main principle was that of non-intervention and non-interference in the domestic affairs of Latin America. FDR was in Interventionist, it shows with when he supported the case for intervention in WWII through the Destroyers for Bases Agreement and Lend-Lease Act supplying ships and armament to the Allied forces. Along with that he led the US into WWII after the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor in December 1941 and formulated strategy as part of the "Big Three" with Churchill and Stalin to defeat the Axis powers. When it came to actually trying to compromise, there was always going to be someone who didn’t like the idea, in the case when FDR decided he was going to confront the empire head on. In Document 6.12, FDR talks about his concerns with the future of the empire. He is talking…

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