The Myth of Isolationism
As explored in Emily Rosenberg’s Chapter, the Chosen Instrument was a fundamental part of US foreign relations during the 1920s. The Firestone Companies continuing relationship with the country of Liberia perfectly epitomizes the Chosen Instrument and its legacies. What are some of the benefits of the government working through a private company like Firestone to pursue its foreign policy ends? What are some of the drawbacks?
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