influential naval officer who wrote The Influence of Sea Power Upon History
influence helped to modernize the U.S. Navy and navies around the world
WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST
NEW YORK (1863-1951)
editor of the New York Journal known for his role in yellow journalism and the Spanish-American War
quoted "you furnish the pictures and I'll furnish the war"
NEW YORK (1847-1911)
editor of the New York World known for his role in yellow journalism and the Spanish-American War
award for outstanding journalism named after him -- The Pulitzer Prize.
NEW YORK (POTUS 1901-1909)
led the Rough Riders, during the Spanish-American War
used his "Big Stick Diplomacy" to advance American interests in the Americas
responsible for the "Great White Fleet"
his addition to the Monroe Doctrine helped make the US an international police force in the Americas
WILLIAM H. TAFT
NEW YORK (1849-1914)
responsible for Dollar Diplomacy using financial support to influence nations in the Americas
NEW JERSEY (POTUS 1913-1921)
responsible for Missionary/Moral Diplomacy denying U.S. recognition to American nations hostile to American interests
pacifist who opposed US entry into World War I
1st woman to be elected the House of Representatives.
noted socialist/pacifist who opposed US entry into World War I and jailed under the Sedition Act.
GEN. JOHN J. PERSHING
US commanding general of US troops as part of the American Expeditionary Force during World War I
HENRY CABOT LODGE
Republican Senate leader known for opposition to the Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations
J. EDGER HOOVER
WASHINGTON D.C. (1895-1972)
1st director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
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