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					Monroe Doctrine
   Presented By:
    Chris Bryant
Mary Claire Culpepper

                        Pg. 252- 254
The Monroe Doctrine
  came about in…


                1823
Missouri Compromise


                      Missouri and Maine admitted to the Union

  Land Act of 1820
              James Monroe
The Monroe Doctrine was named after James
 Monroe; 5th President of The United States.
 He announced the Monroe Doctrine, which
 became a landmark in American foreign
 policy. After his retirement in 1825, Monroe
 was struck by financial difficulties. He later
 died in New York City on July 4, 1831. James
 Monroe didn’t write the Monroe Doctrine,
 Secretary of State, John Quincy Adams did.
    Why the Monroe Doctrine was
              created
To give warning to European powers
  Non-colonization
  Non-intervention
Originally aimed at Russian lumbermen in
 Northwestern America
America was having problems with the
 European powers still hanging around and
 occupying land in America.
                WARNINGS


His warnings were towards
Foreign intervention
Monarchies (he didn’t want monarchy in
America)
  Europe’s Response to the Monroe
              Doctrine
The Monroe Doctrine angered the European
 monarchies, but they were tied up in other
 internal conflicts so they couldn’t do
 anything about it. They wanted to invade
 but they couldn’t because they didn’t want
 to enter another war.
 More about the Monroe Doctrine…
The Monroe Doctrine was never an official
   law; it was more of a statement.
Other presidents after Monroe, all had
   different takes on it. Some ignored it, some
   revised it, and others distorted it.
It was a step towards a new feeling called
   nationalism and patriotism that many
   Americans were beginning to feel after the
   Revolutionary War.
             Multiple Choice
1. The Monroe Doctrine gave warning
   about ___________ .
a) Non- importation and non-colonization
b) Non-intervention and non-
   industrialization
c) Non-colonization and non-intervention
d) Non-industrialization and non-colonization
              Multiple Choice
2. What effect did the Monroe Doctrine have
  on the European Powers?
a) Little or no effect
b) It angered them, but there was little they
   could do.
c) It angered them; They went to war!
d) It caused them to meet at a conference to
   discuss foreign policies.
             Multiple Choice
The Monroe Doctrine was
a) Never an official law
b) A warning to foreign countries
c) Started a feeling of nationalism throughout
   America
d) All of the Above

				
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