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Theodore Roosevelts first presidency came after assassinationof President McKinley He was thought of as the first modernpresident because he was the first to get involved in foreignaffairs with his Big Stick Policy Other things he did during hispresident that are remembered for his Square dealHay-Pauncefote treaty his corollary to the Monroe Doctrine andThe Big-Stick Policy came upon after Roosevelt said thathis motto was to speak softly and carry a big stick After thisthe press named his aggressive foreign policy the Big-StickPolicy Roosevelt acted boldly and decisively in several occasions in his attempt to get the reputation that the US is a world power Imperialists liked his policy but there were still critics thatdisliked the policy and favored noninvolvement in global politicsThe Square Deal came upon after Roosevelts firsteconomic crisis He demonstrated that he favored neitherbusiness or labor but insisted on a square deal for both Thestrike of the anthracite coal miners was solver when hethreatened to take over control of the mines The ownersdecided to compromise with Roosevelt and granted a 10 percentwage increase and a nine hour work day Voters liked the squaredeal so much the election of 1904 was won decisively byThe Panama canal was another good thing he did while inoffice Roosevelt had to get a treaty with Britain in order to beginto dig the canal without British involvement In 1901 the HayPauncefote Treaty helped achieve just this Roosevelt supportedthe revolt in Panama in 1903 thus the new government ofPanama signed the Hay Bunau Varilla Treaty of 1903 Thistreaty granted the US long term control of a canal zone The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine in 1904 wasanother application of the big-stick policy Rather than let theEuropeans intervene in Latin America which would be a violationof the Monroe Doctrine he said that the US would intervenewhenever necessary US sent gun boats to Latin Americancountries that were delinquent in paying its debts US sailorsand Marines would occupy the major ports to manage
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