Cold War Diplomacy

1128 Words5 Pages
US diplomacy has now become the most significant item of analysis among the ‘world policy planners’ since it has become the sole super power of the unipolar world. Though a detailed scrutiny of US diplomacy from her emergence to the last of twentieth century is not within the scope of this research work, a brief examination of the major turning points of its course will contribute to a richer understanding of American diplomacy during the first decade of twenty first century. However, from a close observation in the light of historical standpoint, we see the evolution of US diplomacy travels different stages due to causes of events home and abroad and their effects aftermath. Initially, the leaders of the United States were prone to mind their…show more content…
After Monroe Doctrine, this policy expanded to the Latin American countries with new look; then to the African nations. Asia came to the last especially before the First World War. Now let us take a look at the phases of the U.S.’s diplomatic evolution from the historical…show more content…
In fact, the early English settlers in the new world were not American at all- even there were no white men in North America at all on the eve of sixteenth century. During the hundred years after the voyage of Columbus, French and English seamen explored both the seacoasts of North America but did not settle any place in the new world. Meanwhile, England was growing stronger. English navy became so strong that they defeated the great Spanish navy. English businessmen formed large companies to trade with Russia and India. Some other businessmen organized Virginia Company in 1607 to set up colony in America. This company took a charter from the English king which gave them right to rule in the name of English king from Virginia to Maine. English businessmen put up money for the purpose. Other men, called settlers, agreed to live and work in the colony. They all hoped to find gold and silver as the Spaniards had . The first ship landed at Jamestown in Virginia and the settlers built a fort. But they got no gold or silver. Many got sick and died. Others starved. Some Indians helped the settlers, but other Indians fought them. Each year more and more men were sent to Virginia. The settlers stopped looking for gold and began to
Open Document