Was Taft an Imperialist?
President Taft was more committed to the expansion of U.S. foreign trade than Roosevelt was. What he did to expand the U.S. was he created the dollar diplomacy. In the end, he was all about imperialism.
Facts About Taft
- He was the last president to have facial hair while in office
- Taft's wife crashed the 1912 DNC to shield him from ridicule
- His nicknames where Big Bill and Big Lub
- He briefly worked as a reporter
- Taft would fall asleep at public functions