Fifteen. The Global Strategist: The Navy as the Nation's Big Stick

  1. Serge Ricard
  1. Carl Cavanagh Hodge

Published Online: 24 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444344233.ch15

A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt

A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt

How to Cite

Hodge, C. C. (2011) The Global Strategist: The Navy as the Nation's Big Stick, in A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt (ed S. Ricard), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444344233.ch15

Editor Information

  1. Roosevelt Study Center, Middelburg, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. University of British Columbia-Okanagan, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 16 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444331400

Online ISBN: 9781444344233

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Keywords:

  • the global strategist, the navy as the nation's big stick;
  • TR's awareness, sea power on a nation's prosperity;
  • Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI);
  • “new navalism” of the 1890s;
  • navalism and national strategy;
  • advising the president, naval posture in anticipation of war;
  • Naval War with Spain;
  • TR's presidency, two greatest building projects;
  • TR, citing naval expansion, first message to Congress, 1901;
  • political commitment of United States to a modern navy, TR's legacy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • American Sea Power

  • Navalism and National Strategy

  • The Naval War with Spain

  • Imperial President

  • The Big Stick

  • Conclusion

  • References