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Quotation by William Howard Taft
Archie Butt, Taft and Roosevelt: The Intimate Letters of Archie Butt, Military Aide Doubleday, Doran & Company (1930)Archie Butt, Taft and Roosevelt: The Intimate Letters of Archie Taft, Military Aide Doubleday, Page & Company (1930)Archie Butt, Taft and Roosevelt: The Intimate Papers of Archie Butt, Military Aide Doubleday, Doran & Company (1930)"Concentrated Banking and the 'Money Trust,'" first published Literary Digest 43: pp. 121-122 (July 22, 1911)Henry F. Pringle, The Life and Times of William Howard Taft Farrar & Rinehart (1939)
The policy of dollar diplomacy is one that appeals alike to idealistic humanitarian sentiments, to dictates of sound policy, and strategy, and to legitimate commercial aims.
William Howard Taft (1857–1930), U.S. president. Taft's last message to Congress, December 1912. Paolo E. Coletta, The Presidency of William Howard Taft, p. 185, University of Kansas Press (1973).
Unfortunately, Taft's dollar diplomacy could not conceal the fact that it included economic imperialism, American customs control, and even armed intervention.
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