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Introduction: The American Answer

Amanda Kay McVety

in Enlightened Aid: U.S. Development as Foreign Policy in Ethiopia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796915
eISBN:
9780199933266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796915.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

In 1949, the U.S. House of Representatives opened hearings H.R. 5615, the “International Technical Cooperation Act of 1949.” While discussing the specific act, which had grown out of Truman’s ... More


Enlightened Aid: U.S. Development as Foreign Policy in Ethiopia

Amanda Kay McVety

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796915
eISBN:
9780199933266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796915.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

In his 1949 inaugural address, Harry Truman vowed to make the development of the underdeveloped world a central part of America’s national security agenda. This commitment became policy the following ... More


The Iran-Contra Affair and the “End” of the Cold War

Michael Schaller

in Reckoning with Reagan: America and Its President in the 1980s

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195090499
eISBN:
9780199854196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090499.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the revelation of the Iran-Contra Affair and the end of the Cold War during the second term of Ronald Reagan as U.S. president. It describes how Reagan initiated the Contra aid ... More


A New Manifest Destiny Revisited

Julia F. Irwin

in Making the World Safe: The American Red Cross and a Nation's Humanitarian Awakening

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199766406
eISBN:
9780190254469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199766406.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This epilogue assesses the nature of the American Red Cross's (ARC) civilian aid as an integral part of U.S. foreign relations. More specifically, it considers ARC's international humanitarianism as ... More


Making the World Safe: The American Red Cross and a Nation's Humanitarian Awakening

Julia F. Irwin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199766406
eISBN:
9780190254469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199766406.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

At the turn of the twentieth century, the United States was growing by fits and starts into its new role as a global power. Unlike European empires, it sought to distinguish itself as a new kind of ... More


Rebuilding Europe

Julia F. Irwin

in Making the World Safe: The American Red Cross and a Nation's Humanitarian Awakening

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199766406
eISBN:
9780190254469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199766406.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the American Red Cross's (ARC) civilian relief efforts in Europe after the Great War. It considers how ARC leaders redirected the majority of their funds and personnel to ... More


A World Made Safe?

Julia F. Irwin

in Making the World Safe: The American Red Cross and a Nation's Humanitarian Awakening

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199766406
eISBN:
9780190254469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199766406.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the American Red Cross's (ARC) humanitarian activities across the globe during the interwar years and in the aftermath of World War II. More specifically, it examines ARC's ... More


A New Manifest Destiny

Julia F. Irwin

in Making the World Safe: The American Red Cross and a Nation's Humanitarian Awakening

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199766406
eISBN:
9780190254469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199766406.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the role of humanitarian assistance in American foreign relations. It documents the history of American foreign aid intended to guide the international community in peaceful ... More


Making International Humanitarianism American

Julia F. Irwin

in Making the World Safe: The American Red Cross and a Nation's Humanitarian Awakening

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199766406
eISBN:
9780190254469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199766406.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the origins of American international humanitarianism dating back to the early nineteenth century, focusing on the International Red Cross Movement and the American Red Cross ... More


Humanitarian Preparedness

Julia F. Irwin

in Making the World Safe: The American Red Cross and a Nation's Humanitarian Awakening

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199766406
eISBN:
9780190254469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199766406.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the American Red Cross's (ARC) place in the United States in the Great War era, focusing on the eight years prior to the country's entry into the war. It looks at how presidents ... More


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