Chapter 29 America: a Narrative History Outline

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b)Avoid alliances with other nations
c)Avoid being drawn into wars while maintaining participation in global economic affairs and trade 2)Washington Conference (1921)
a)Attended by United States, Japan, China, France, Britain, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, and Portugal b)The Soviet Union was not invited
c)Called by President Warren G. Harding
d)Held in Washington from November 1921 to February 1922
e)Resulted in the Five-Power treaty, the Four-Power treaty, and the Nine-Power treaty f)Conference was held for countries having interest in the Pacific Ocean and East Asia 3)Five-Power Treaty
a)Also known as the Washington Naval Treaty
b)Meant to limit naval construction and prevent an arms race of the powers following World War I c)Signed by Britain, the United States, Japan, France, and Italy d)Limited construction of battleships, battle cruisers, and aircraft careers 4)Four-Power Treaty

a)Signed by the United States, Great Britain, France, and Japan b)Follow-on to the Lansing-Ishii Treaty
i)Lansing-Ishii Treaty
(1)Signed by the United States and Japan over dispute with China (2)Both pledged an Open-Door Policy with China
5)Nine-Power Treaty
a)Signed by all nine attendees of the Washington Conference b)Confirmed an Open-Door Policy to China
i)Open Door Note Policy-From 1899 to 1900 under President McKinley and initiated by John Hay, it allowed powers to share China with no power having sole power in China. It was not isolationist. 6)The Kellogg-Briand Pact (1928)

a)The pact was a result of America’s effort to avoid European alliances b)Prohibited using war as an instrument of national policy
c)Signed by a number of countries such as the United States, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Japan, Germany, and other countries 7)The “Good Neighbor” Policy
a)Policy of Franklin D. Roosevelt to Latin American countries b)Non-intervention and non-interference in Latin America
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