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Meet Amazing Americans 领袖与政治人物 布莱安 (William Jennings Bryan)
 
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威尔逊总统(Woodrow Wilson)与布莱安有时会意见相左

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威廉詹宁斯布莱安及其原则

而布莱安强烈反对扩张国家权力至其他国家的帝国主义。但威尔逊总统却认为拉丁美洲对美国有着利害关系,而且美国对这些国家的影响力,对美国本土的安全而言十分重要。总统下令美国要介入更多拉丁美洲事务,但布莱安认为这已超过必要范围。当1914年第一次世界大战爆发时,布莱安面对信仰中最大的挑战,你知道那是什么事吗?
 

Bryan strongly opposed imperialism, the extension of one nation's power over other countries. But President Wilson believed that the United States had interests in Latin America and that American influence over these nations was important to the security of the United States. The president ordered more U.S. involvement in Latin America than Bryan believed was necessary. When World War I erupted in Europe in 1914, Bryan faced one of the greatest challenges to his beliefs. Do you know what this was? 

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