Monroe Doctrine
Updated: 1/15/2021
Monroe Doctrine

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  • Russia France Austria Prussia
  • "We will help Spain's get back their land!"
  • "[North and South America] are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European powers."(9,3)
  • Now, our nation doesn't have to fight anyone!
  • Russia, France, Austria, and Prussia planning to help Spain get back the land the Americas took from them. " In 1822 four European nations- France, Austria, Russia and Prussia-discussed a plan to help Spain regain its American holdings" (9,3).
  • These guys are gonna ignore the Doctrine. How do we stop them?
  • President Monroe announcing the Monroe Doctrine to all the European powers. "In the wars of the European powers in matters relating to themselves we have never taken any part, nor does it comport with our policy to do so. " (Monroe)
  • You may not enter on behalf of the Monroe Doctrine
  • That's not fair!!!
  • President Monroe relieved that he doesn't have to fight to keep his land he worked for."The American continents, by the free and independent condition which they have assumed and maintain, are ... not to be considered ... subjects for future colonization by any European powers. "(Monroe)
  • This is so dumb. How is he aloud to do this?
  • Monroe and his army figuring out if they have to guard the border of their land."In the wars of the European powers in matters relating to themselves we have never taken any part, nor does it comport with our policy to do so. It is only when our rights are invaded or seriously menaced that we resent injuries or make preparation for our defense. "(9-10)
  • President Monroe telling the European Countries they cannot enter because of the Monroe Doctrine." […] the American continents, by the free and independent condition which they have assumed and maintain, are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European powers […]" (4)
  • France, Austria, Russia and Prussia all upset because they can't get into the Americas."It is equally impossible, therefore, that we should behold such interposition in any form with indifference. If we look to the comparative strength and resources of Spain and those new Governments, and their distance from each other, it must be obvious that she can never subdue them." (24-25)
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