Twenty-Two. Japanese-American Relations: The 1906 California Crisis, the Gentlemen's Agreement, and the World Cruise

  1. Serge Ricard
  1. David S. Patterson B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Published Online: 24 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444344233.ch22

A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt

A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt

How to Cite

Patterson, D. S. (2011) Japanese-American Relations: The 1906 California Crisis, the Gentlemen's Agreement, and the World Cruise, in A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt (ed S. Ricard), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444344233.ch22

Editor Information

  1. Roosevelt Study Center, Middelburg, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. University of California, Berkeley, 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:

  • Japanese-American relations, and 1906 California crisis;
  • Theodore Roosevelt's presidency;
  • diplomacy, as the art of the possible;
  • sporadic expressions of anti-Japanese sentiment, of 1890s;
  • Russo-Japanese War, reduction in Japanese immigrants;
  • anti-Japanese demonstrations, frequent in 1900;
  • anti-Japanese appeals, Roosevelt and Chinese Exclusion Act, 1902;
  • Roosevelt's predicament;
  • question of race, an obsession with TR, as Weltanschauung;
  • direct involvement in California dispute

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Domestic Determinants

  • Roosevelt's Predicament

  • The President's Two-Pronged Response to the Crisis

  • Diplomacy and Deterrence

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Further Reading