PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT signs the "Neutrality Act", or Senate Joint Resolution No. 173, which he calls an "expression of the desire...to avoid any action which might involve [the U.S.] in war." The signing came at a time when newly installed fascist governments in Europe were beginning to beat the drums of war. In a public statement that day, Roosevelt said . . . . - -August 31, 1935 (SEE: http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/fdr-signs-neutrality-act.)
Some of the key figures and moments from FDR's "Good Neighbor Policy." In this picture, U.S. Secretary of State and Rafael Trujillo, dictator of the Dominican Republican, signing a treaty. As Europe fights against dictatorships, the U.S. was willing to work with those that showed friendly attitudes toward the U.S.
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Anastasio Somoza-FDR is seen here riding with Anastasio Somoza. Somoza was a Latin American leader who was well accepted by the United States for his anti-communism ideals. The United states supported his anti communist strongholds in Nicaragua.