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U.S.-Bolivia Relations  

James F. Siekmeier

Online publication date:
Aug 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, U.S. officials often viewed Bolivia as both a potential “test case” for U.S. economic foreign policy and a place where Washington’s broad visions ... More

U.S. Foreign Trade Policy from the Revolution to World War I  

Marc-William Palen

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Nov 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
Economic nationalism tended to dominate U.S. foreign trade policy throughout the long 19th century, from the end of the American Revolution to the beginning of World War I, owing to a ... More

U.S.-Franco Relations  

Kathryn C. Statler

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Sep 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
U.S.-French relations are long-standing, complex, and primarily cooperative in nature. Various crises have punctuated long periods of stability in the alliance, but after each conflict the ... More

U.S. Imperialism, 1898–1914  

Robert McGreevey

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Feb 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
U.S. imperialism took a variety of forms in the early 20th century, ranging from colonies in Puerto Rico and the Philippines to protectorates in Cuba, Panama, and other countries in Latin ... More

U.S. Indian Policy, 1783–1830  

David A. Nichols

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Oct 2015
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American History
From 1783 to 1830, American Indian policy reflected the new American nation-state’s desire to establish its own legitimacy and authority, by controlling Native American peoples and ... More

U.S.-Israel Relations  

Olivia L. Sohns

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Mar 2017
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American History
Moral, political, and strategic factors have contributed to the emergence and durability of the U.S.-Israel alliance. It took decades for American support for Israel to evolve from “a ... More

U.S.-Mexican Relations from Independence to the Present  

Renata Keller

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Mar 2016
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American History
Relations between the United States and Mexico have rarely been easy. Ever since the United States invaded its southern neighbor and seized half of its national territory in the 19th ... More

The U.S.–Mexico War  

Omar Valerio-Jiménez

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Dec 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
The United States–Mexico War was the first war in which the United States engaged in a conflict with a foreign nation for the purpose of conquest. It was also the first conflict in which ... More

Vietnamese Americans in Little Saigon, California  

Phuong Nguyen

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Jul 2015
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American History
Little Saigon is the preferred name of Vietnamese refugee communities throughout the world. This article focuses primarily on the largest such community, in Orange County, California. This ... More

Women and Politics in the Era of the American Revolution  

Sheila L. Skemp

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Jun 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
Historians once assumed that, because women in the era of the American Revolution could not vote and showed very little interest in attaining the franchise, they were essentially ... More

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