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American Diplomacy and Strategy toward Korea and Northeast by Seung-young Kim (auth.)

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Thus, throughout the war, the United States maintained a careful watch and protested all violations of Chinese territory by any country83 but refrained from any similar diplomatic efforts on behalf of Korea. The US Assessment of the Far-Eastern Situation at the Beginning of the War Roosevelt and his staff ’s assessment at the beginning of the war remained in line with their prewar visions. 87 Yet, throughout the war, his realistic concerns to maintain balance of power outweighed his personal feelings in favor of Japan.

It was also mostly capitalists, engineers, and promoters rather than manufacturers who had interests in Korea. Though some American goods were sold in Korea, they were sold largely through Japanese agencies. The greatest American interest in Korea was the Unsan gold mine, conceded in July 1895. It was the most profitable gold mine in East Asia and was secured by Allen’s assiduous efforts as legation secretary. 21 Other financial undertakings started by Americans included street railways, the water main system, and electric lights in Seoul.

74 In contrast, the Russian minister, Pavlov, helped the Korean government to telegraph its declaration of neutrality by way of the French consul in Chefoo in north Shantung. Pavlov did this service because Korean telegraphic services, under Japan’s control, were interrupted from mid-January onward. 75 In this way, France and Russia assisted Korea’s declaration of neutrality, and Britain, among others, agreed to this declaration. But the United States did not show support, to the disappointment of the Korean government, despite the Korean government’s expectation based upon the good office clause of the US-Korean treaty of 1882.

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