William Howard Taft Videos

Here's Why President Taft's Dollar Diplomacy Was a Failure

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Here's Why President Taft's Dollar Diplomacy Was a Failure

(5 min) tv-pg

Learn what inspired President Taft to implement Dollar Diplomacy — getting Americans to invest money in other countries to maintain global influence — from 1909 to 1913. See how this policy failed in China, as well as in Central America and Mexico.