Japanese-American Relations

The America First Committee and Pearl Harbor

By: Mark Loproto

On September 4, 1940, as tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan mounted, the America First Committee was formed. Led by Yale Law student R. Douglas Stuart,... Read More

Cordell Hull, Flawed American Statesman

By: Tara Tyrrell

Cordell Hull was born in 1871 and died in 1955. He was Franklin D. Roosevelt's long-serving Secretary of State, and is also credited as one of the primary founders of... Read More

The United States, Japan, and Baseball

By: Mark Loproto

For well over a century, baseball has been considered America’s pastime, though it long ago spread from the United States to many nations around the world. Since the early twentieth... Read More