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While the Spanish-American battle has lengthy been studied as a turning element in American background, Grover Cleveland's international coverage. Nick Cleaver's examine illuminates the dynamism and beliefs of Cleveland's diplomatic second, revealing their continuities with the engagement and expansionism of the McKinley presidency.

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By taking these decisions to cabinet meetings, Grover Cleveland positioned himself as the final arbiter on foreign policy decisions. While in the Hawaiian matter he specifically sought advice from at least three members of his cabinet (Gresham, Olney, and Carlisle), Cleveland did not simply elect to follow in its entirety the advice of any one of these advisors, but instead formulated policy based on the advice of all. This would form the basis for the handling of future major foreign-policy decisions throughout the second term, with the secretary of state largely responsible for suggesting the policy direction—consulting, to a greater or lesser degree, with Cleveland.

Finally, the United States was demonstrably complicit in the revolution, which would have failed without the assistance of American military might. Those were the facts as presented to Cleveland and his cabinet, thus forming the basis for the administration’s actions. The letter from Olney to Gresham and Gresham’s memorandum are complementary documents. While Olney’s letter is dated October 9 and the memorandum October 18, it seems clear that the letter was a response to either an early viewing of a draft of the memorandum or at least some discussion of the problem between the two men.

Bayard, had attempted to negotiate a compromise that would have maintained Samoan independence, but without success. American warships faced off against their German counterparts, with tensions only finally defused in March 1889 by a catastrophic hurricane that destroyed ships and killed many of their crewmen. 42 Upon his return to the White House, Cleveland seized upon unrest in the islands to make clear his disapproval of this protectorate arrangement. ”43 He also took care to state that the insurrection had demonstrated that the protectorate was failing in its aim of preventing such unrest.

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