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Union Army

Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

Although the United States had a regular army of 16,000 career soldiers when the Civil War began, throughout the conflict it placed chief reliance on an ad hoc force of ...

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The Republican Party and US Foreign Relations

David L. Prentice.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Diplomatic History. 10066 words.

The history of the Republican Party’s foreign policy reminds historians that national politics often entails efforts to hold together a diverse coalition. The party’s regional alignments,...

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Foster, John Watson

Michael J. Devine.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1200 words.

Foster, John Watson (02 March 1836–15 November 1917), diplomat and secretary of state, was born in Pike County, Indiana, the son of Matthew Watson Foster, a farmer, merchant, and local...

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Lincoln, Robert Todd

Allan Burton Spetter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1003 words.

Lincoln, Robert Todd (01 August 1843–26 July 1926), secretary of war and minister to Great Britain, was born in Springfield, Illinois, the son of Abraham Lincoln, an attorney and future...

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Thompson, Llewellyn Edward

Robert D. Schulzinger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1175 words.

Thompson, Llewellyn Edward (24 August 1904–06 February 1972), ambassador to the Soviet Union and career foreign service officer, was born in Las Animas, Colorado, the son of a rancher. As a...

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Henry Kissinger and US Foreign Relations

Thomas Alan Schwartz.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Diplomatic History. 9997 words.

Henry Kissinger was the most famous and most controversial American diplomat of the second half of the 20th century. Escaping Nazi persecution in the 1930s, serving in the American Army of...

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Adams, Charles

Kathryn D. Snavely.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1060 words.

Adams, Charles (19 December 1845–19 August 1895), soldier and diplomat, was born Karl Adam Schwanbeck in Anclam, Pomerania, Germany, the son of Karl Heinrich Schwanbeck, a cabinetmaker, and...

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McNutt, Paul Vories

Lewis L. Gould.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1193 words.

McNutt, Paul Vories (19 July 1891–24 March 1955), politician and diplomat, was born in Franklin, Indiana, the son of John Crittenden McNutt, a lawyer and librarian of the Indiana Supreme...

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