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Monroe Doctrine
Updated: 1/9/2020
Monroe Doctrine
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  • Some places in South America seem like some good places to settle.
  • Monroe Doctrine
  • James Monroe
  • Stop
  • Don't come over here and we wont mess with you.
  • European Ship
  • In the early 1800s, European countries were thinking of invading smaller South American countries.
  • Don't come over here and we wont mess with you.
  • In December 1823, the President, James Monroe, presented the Monroe Doctrine to congress.
  • Fine well obey you!
  • The Monroe Doctrine warned Europe countries about invading smaller countries in the Americas. In fact, James said, "... the American continents... are not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European countries."
  • New Home
  • In just, it said don't try to settle in our land, or our friend's land, and we wont mess with you because a lot of small countries also just gained independence.
  • All the European countries obeyed the Monroe doctrine, but weren't happy about it.
  • The Monroe Doctrine allowed countries in the Americas to safely expand or settle in the Americas.
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