Pres. Roosevelt ends Russo-Japanese War 9-5-1905


The Russian-Japanese war ended with a treaty brokered by Pres. Theodore Roosevelt on September 5, 1905. The war itself was rather short, lasting from 1904 to 1905. It started when Japan acquired the Laodong Peninsula from China in their fracas, but European powers forced Japan to return it. China then leased it to Russia who was interested because it is an ice-free port, which they … Continue reading Pres. Roosevelt ends Russo-Japanese War 9-5-1905