Twenty-One. The End of an Era: Theodore Roosevelt and the Treaty of Portsmouth

  1. Serge Ricard
  1. Eugene P. Trani1 and
  2. Donald E. Davis2

Published Online: 24 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444344233.ch21

A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt

A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt

How to Cite

Trani, E. P. and Davis, D. E. (2011) The End of an Era: Theodore Roosevelt and the Treaty of Portsmouth, in A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt (ed S. Ricard), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444344233.ch21

Editor Information

  1. Roosevelt Study Center, Middelburg, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. 1

    Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

  2. 2

    Illinois State University, USA

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 end of an era, Roosevelt and Treaty of Portsmouth;
  • TR delivering his Nobel Peace Prize lecture, May 5, 1910;
  • The Treaty of Portsmouth and its legacies;
  • TR's belief, that Japan would protect American interests;
  • TR, declaring the American policy of strict neutrality in the conflict;
  • “Meyer solution”;
  • Theodore Roosevelt's “Modest Proposals”;
  • Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War;
  • The Rooseveltian Legacy;
  • TR's Nobel Peace Prize, 1906 for mediating Portsmouth Treaty

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Reevaluating the Nobel Peace Prize Winner

  • Theodore Roosevelt's “Modest Proposals”

  • Wielding the Big Stick

  • Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War

  • The Rooseveltian Legacy

  • References

  • Further Reading