The History Channel explains President Taft’s “Dollar Diplomacy,” which incentivized Americans to invest money in other countries to maintain global influence.

Hear Roosevelt himself discuss The Square Deal and its reasoning.

Experts at the Chicago Humanities Festival discuss the legacy of Jane Adams, a pioneering social worker who founded the Hull House.

The BBC explores how the Panama Canal was planned and built.

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Khan Academy discusses Muckrakers, intrepid reporters who exposed misdeeds in business and poor living conditions in American cities.

This academic journal explores the topic of “big stick diplomacy.”

The History Channel finds seven things you may not know about Upton Sinclair’s “The Jungle.”