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Timeline of U.S. Diplomatic History
 - 1750-1774
 - 1775-1783
 - 1784-1800
 - 1801-1829
 - 1830-1860
 - 1861-1865
 - 1866-1898
 - 1899-1913
 - 1914-1920
 - 1921-1936
 - 1937-1945
 - 1945-1952
 - 1953-1960
 - 1961-1968
 - 1969-1976
 - 1977-1980
 - 1981-1989
 - 1989-2000
  

Timeline of U.S. Diplomatic History

  Colonial Soldiers 1750-1774: Diplomatic Struggles in the Colonial Era  Benjamin Franklin 1775-1783:
Diplomacy and the American Revolution
  George Washington 1784-1800:
The Diplomacy of the Early Republic
Thomas Jefferson 1801-1829:
Securing the Republic
     
  James Polk   1830-1860:
Diplomacy and Westward Expansion
Abraham Lincoln 1861-1865:
The Civil War and International Diplomacy
 
     
  Grant 1866-1898: The Continued Expansion of U.S. Interests
Theodore Roosevelt 1899-1913: Defending U.S. International Interests
Wilson Photo 1914-1920:
World War One  and Wilsonian Diplomacy
  Harding Photo 1921-1936: Interwar Diplomacy
       
FDR Photo 1937-1945:
Diplomacy and the Road to Another War
  Truman 1945-1952:
The Early Cold War
 
  Dwight Eisenhower 1953-1960: Entrenchment of a Bi-Polar Foreign Policy                    JFK Test Ban Treaty    1961-1968: Entangling Alliances
Richard Nixon 1969-1976:
Detente

 Carter

1977-1980: The Quest for Peace

  

 Ronald Reagan

 

1981-1989: The Denouement of the Cold War Clinton 1989-2000: The Post-Cold War Era

  
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