Monthly Archives: January 2014

Module 1 – Neutral America, Neutral Americans

GW 2012_08_11_EOS_0189 From its beginnings in 1792, the French revolution grew into the Napoleonic wars, and France declared war against several European enemies.  American Secretary of State, Thomas Jefferson, assured the French Minister that the U.S. would "render all those good offices which shall be consistent with the duties of a neutral nation." By early 1793,....
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Module 4 – Neutrality – Terms, Models

. [1] "There is no reconciling war and neutrality. Each stands in the other's way. The reason is that they represent diametrically opposed aspirations: one contributes to the reign of force and arbitrary action; the other, to that of law, order and peace." [2] "The exercise of the right to remain neutral did not necessarily imply that the choice was final. A State which, at the beginning....
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