Inter-American System

  • By:Lorna Morley
  • Content Type: Report
  • Publisher: CQ Press
    • Publication year: 1960
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Archive Report

Evolution of Inter-American System

Aims of Eisenhower's South American Tour

When president eisenhower takes off for South America on Washington's Birthday, he will, in a sense, be blazing by air a route that President Franklin D. Roosevelt pioneered by sea nearly a quarter of a century ago. Roosevelt, the first President to visit South America while in office, traveled to Argentina by way of Brazil—with a later call at the capital of Uruguay—to open a conference of the American republics that took the first steps to develop an inter-American system of mutual security.1 Eisenhower's mission to the same three countries—with a side trip across the Andes to Chile—is for the purpose of building up a fund of good will to facilitate development of instrumentalities for inter-American ...

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