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Quote: Theodore Roosevelt

“Speak softly, and carry a big stick” On September 2, 1901, Teddy Roosevelt used the phrase “speak softly, and carry a big stick” to describe his foreign policy. Big Stick diplomacy defined his presidency. https://www.britannica.com/event/Big-Stick-policy https://www.nationalgeographic.org/thisday/sep2/big-stick-diplomacy/ The widespread use of ‘speak softly and carry a big stick’ began with American president Theodore Roosevelt. In a […]