US "Open Door" Policy Toward China Research Paper by supercalifragilistic

US "Open Door" Policy Toward China
An examination of US foreign policy toward China from 1940-49, highlighting the "open door" policy.
# 97195 | 1,219 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 24, 2007 in International Relations (U.S.) , Asian Studies (General)

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This essay examines whether the US open door policy toward China was consistent and dependable in dealing with the factions during the Chinese civil war in China during 1940-49. The paper analyzes the background and origins of the "open door" policy which date back to the mid 19th century. The paper examines the "open door" policy in light of American isolationism and as the US became a world power following World War II. This policy of limited involvement with China directed US policy until the Chinese Civil War.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • "Open Door Policy." Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy: 2007. February 26, 2007. <>
  • Stueck, William Whitney. The Road to Confrontation: American Policy toward China and Korea, 1947-1950. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1981.
  • Tsou, Tang. America's Failure in China, 1941-50. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1963.

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