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Neutrality Acts

Overview page. Subjects: History — Warfare and Defence.

(USA) A series of Acts passed at the height of isolationism, amidst fears that the desire for profits from the arms industry might fuel direct or indirect participation in war. They...

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Neutrality Acts.

Justus D. Doenecke.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 584 words.

Neutrality Acts have been considered by Congress at various times to keep the United States aloof from actual or imminent

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Neutrality Acts

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 729 words.

Neutrality acts have been considered by Congress at various times to keep the United States aloof from actual or imminent

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NEUTRALITY ACTS

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 588 words.

Neutrality acts have been considered by Congress at various times to keep the United States aloof from actual or imminent

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Neutrality Acts

Overview page. Subjects: History — Warfare and Defence.

(USA) A series of Acts passed at the height of isolationism, amidst fears that the desire for profits from the arms industry might fuel direct or indirect participation in war. They...

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Neutrality Acts

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 184 words.

(USA) A series of Acts passed at the height of isolationism, amidst fears that the desire for

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Neutrality Acts

M. R. D. Foot.

in The Oxford Companion to World War II

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Second World War. 319 words.

passed by the US Congress during the 1930s as an expression of American isolationism (see America First Committee).

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Neutrality Acts

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 134 words.

a series of acts passed in 1935, 1936, 1937, and 1939 to limit U.S. involvement in possible

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Neutrality Acts ((USA))

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 190 words.

A series of Acts passed at the height of *isolationism, amidst fears that the desire for profits from the arms industry might fuel direct or indirect participation in war. They followed a...

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Neutrality Acts ((USA))

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 190 words.

A series of Acts passed at the height of *isolationism, amidst fears that the desire for profits from the arms industry might fuel direct or indirect participation in war. They followed a...

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The Neutrality Acts

John W. Coogan.

in The Oxford Companion to American Military History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 325 words.

were laws passed in 1935, 1936, 1937, and 1939 to limit U.S. involvement in future wars. They

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Forcible Anticipation of a Breach of Neutrality

Ian Brownlie.

in International Law and the Use of Force by States

March 1963; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law. 4161 words.

This chapter addresses the anomalous right to take preventive action in respect of breaches of neutrality. There is significant authority for a right of intervention to rectify the...

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Cash and Carry Clause

Dominik Zimmermann.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 1709 words.

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isolationism

Overview page. Subjects: History.

An approach to US foreign policy that advocates non-participation in alliances or in the affairs of other nations. It derives its spirit from George Washington's proclamation of neutrality...

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Nye Committee

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — World History.

(1934–36)

A US Senate committee, chaired by Gerald P. Nye of North Dakota, to investigate the dealings of the munitions industry and bankers and their reputed profits from...

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Pure Perfectionism and the Limits of Paternalism

Christopher Tollefsen.

in Reason, Morality, and Law

March 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 8468 words.

This chapter argues, contrary to liberal forms of anti-perfectionism, that the state may, and sometimes must, take into account the moral worth of activities and forms of life, and the ways...

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Hedging Her Bets

Sarah E. Whitney.

in Splattered Ink

August 2016; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 12209 words.

This chapter demonstrates how Jodi Picoult's novels employ hedging strategies that blunt and contain the traumas perpetrated upon her characters. By suffusing traumatic narratives in other...

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Neutrality in Land Warfare

Peter Hostettler and Olivia Danai.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 3852 words.

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Neutrality and Multilateralism after the First World War

Aoife O’ Donoghue.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 17042 words.

Neutrality went through a period of convulsion after the First World War. During the inter-war years a number of commentators argued that the League of Nations and the Kellogg–Briand Pact...

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American Intervention, 1940–1945

Richard C. Hall.

in Consumed by War

October 2009; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Military History. 5972 words.

The renewal of the twentieth-century European conflict did not initially attract a great deal of interest in the United States. The country was in the grip of the Depression. Many...

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Consumption Taxation in the Presence of Bequests

Raymond G. Batina and Toshihiro Ihori.

in Consumption Tax Policy and the Taxation of Capital Income

June 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 12750 words.

This chapter talks about the simple life cycle model. There are several models which are concerning with bequeathing and the results of policy analysis depend on the motive for bequeathing....

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