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  • Rooseveltian — /roh zeuh vel tee euhn/; spelling pron. /rooh zeuh vel tee euhn/, adj. of, pertaining to, advocating, or following the principles, views, or policies of Franklin Delano Roosevelt or of Theodore Roosevelt. [1905 10, Amer., ROOSEVELT + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • rooseveltian — roo·se·velt·ian …   English syllables

  • Rooseveltian — adjective of or relating to or like or in the manner of Franklin Roosevelt • Pertains to noun: ↑Roosevelt • Derivationally related forms: ↑Roosevelt …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eleanor Roosevelt — Infobox Politician name =Eleanor Roosevelt caption = White House portrait birth name = Anna Eleanor Roosevelt birth date = birth date|mf=yes|1884|10|11 birth place =New York, New York United States death date = death date and… …   Wikipedia

  • Committee on Department Methods — The Committee on Department Methods, popularly known as the Keep Commission, was appointed by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905. The Commission s members were Charles H. Keep, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury and Chairman of the Commission …   Wikipedia

  • Roo|se|velt|i|an — «ROH zuh VEHL tee uhn», adjective. of, having to do with, or characteristic of Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882 1945) or Theodore Roosevelt (1858 1919) or their policies as presidents of the United States: »Rooseveltian internationalism, a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Roosevelt — I. biographical name (Anna) Eleanor 1884 1962 née Roosevelt, wife of F.D. American humanitarian & writer II. biographical name Franklin Delano 1882 1945 32d president of the United States (1933 45) • Rooseveltian adjective III. biographical name… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Harry Dexter White — (October 9, 1892 ndash; August 16, 1948) was an American economist and senior U.S. Treasury department official. He was a primary mover behind the Bretton Woods agreement and the formation of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. A… …   Wikipedia

  • Gunboat diplomacy — [ SMS Panther , a famous example of the use of gunboat diplomacy from the Agadir Crisis.] In international politics, gunboat diplomacy refers to the pursuit of foreign policy objectives with the aid of conspicuous displays of military power… …   Wikipedia

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