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Congress endorsed the embargo by a near-unanimous vote. Army patrols into the disputed area of Texas.

Congress endorsed the embargo

America's diplomatic success had resulted from staying clear of European politics while reaping advantage from European strife. Neutrality was supported by Irish-Americans, who hated Britain, by German Americans who wanted to remain neutral, and by women and the churches.

Ambrosius questioned the merits of defining Wilsonian progressivism too idealistically, the idea has persisted that well-intentioned U. Travel in Europe, a close reading of the British media, with the chief sources for the media experts.

The Army remained small but was reorganized in the Roosevelt Administration along modern lines and no longer focused on scattered forts in the West. It focused on resolving misunderstandings or conflicts regarding interests in the Pacific Ocean and East Asia. His personal enemy, Henry Cabot Lodge, now control the Senate. Mexico never recognized that Texas had achieved independence and promised war should the U.

However the British were determined to block an American canal, and seized key locations on the mosquito coast on the Atlantic that blocked it. It was not the idea of annexation that Grover Cleveland opposed, but the idea of annexation as a pretext for illicit territorial acquisition. The system of notification was flawed, so the what the sender thought was an urgent message did not appear urgent to the recipient. Washington made separate peace treaties with the different European nations.

That made it wise to unify the separate Canadian colonies into a self-governing confederation named the Dominion of Canada. Wilson refused to compromise with the majority party in Congress, or even bring any leading Republican to the peace conference. At Pearl Harbor, they focused on predicting local sabotage. John Quincy Adams was the leading American diplomat of the era.

Army patrols into

With the British blockade, there were almost no sales or loans to Germany, only to the Allies. Wilson succeeded in obtaining his main goal, a League of Nations that would hopefully resolve all future conflicts before they caused another major war. In the peace treaty of Paris the U. Lodge did support the league of Nations, but wanted provisions that would insist that only Congress could declare war on behalf of the United States.