President William Taft's foreign policy was called "dollar diplomacy," and it involved expanding United States foreign trade. Although Taft attempted to promote American goods abroad, his efforts were mainly unsuccessful... More »

Dollar diplomacy was a policy intended to increase American influence abroad by guaranteeing loans made by American banks to foreign countries. The policy is mostly associated with President William Taft. This policy aim... More »

Moral diplomacy is a foreign-relations policy that only supports other nations whose governments uphold acceptable ethical standards. This differs significantly from dollar diplomacy, which focuses on protecting and incr... More »

William Howard Taft's presidency during the Progressive Era was marked by a high number of trust-busting suits, fair regulation of railroad rates through the Interstate Commerce Commission, the passage of two constitutio... More »

William Howard Taft served as the 27th president of the United States and later as the 10th chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, making him the only person as of 2015 to hold both positions. He was also secretary of ... More » History Modern History US History

President Woodrow Wilson's foreign policy was called aggressive moral diplomacy. According to Wilson himself, he initiated a foreign policy founded upon moral principles rather than materialism and economic self-interest... More »

William McKinley was the 25th president of the United States and led it to victory in the Spanish-American War, allowing the nation to gain control of Guam, the Philippines and Puerto Rico. His leadership placed the nati... More »