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Taft- emphasized economic investment and loans from American banks, rather than direct military intervention, as the best way to spread American influence
Produced more military interventions in Latin America than any president before or since; Spread the ideas of human rights, democracy, and world peace
(1990) Declared Puerto Rico an "insular territory", different from previous territories in the West. Its 1 million inhabitants were defined as citizens of Puerto Rico, not the United States, and denied a future path to statehood.
Peaceful/ spiritual leader (Indian)
-Paiule mystic (tribe)
-Stressed brotherhood, kindness, predicted days earth would shake/days sun wouldn't come out
-Implemented the Ghost Dance