Sitting Bull, Lakota Sioux. "It is through this mysterious power that we too have our being, and we therefore yield to our neighbors, even to our animal neighbors, the same right as ourselves to inhabit this vast land."
Sitting Bull (also nicknamed Slon-he or "Slow"; c. 1831 – December 15, 1890) was a Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux holy man who led his people as a tribal chief during years of resistance to United States government policies. "Is it wrong for me to love my own? Is it wicked for me because my skin is red? Because I am Sioux? Because I was born where my father lived? Because I would die for my people and my country?"
Official White House Portrait of Herbert Clark Hoover ~ 31st President of the United States. (Term: 1929-1933). He supported the Good Neighbor Policy with South America. Shortly after assuming the presidency, the Great Depression broke out.
Some of the key figures and moments from FDR's "Good Neighbor Policy" with pictures of key leaders (like Trujillo in this pic). Could use to help students understand US policies towards different regimes and countries in the 20th century and motives. Includes links to FDR's speeches on the topic. In English. Accessed Jan. 30, 2016.
PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT signs the "Neutrality Act", or Senate Joint Resolution No. 173, which he calls an "expression of the desire...to avoid any action which might involve [the U.S.] in war." The signing came at a time when newly installed fascist governments in Europe were beginning to beat the drums of war. In a public statement that day, Roosevelt said . . . . - -August 31, 1935 (SEE: http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/fdr-signs-neutrality-act.)
Anastasio Somoza-FDR is seen here riding with Anastasio Somoza. Somoza was a Latin American leader who was well accepted by the United States for his anti-communism ideals. The United states supported his anti communist strongholds in Nicaragua.