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Monroe Doctrine
Updated: 1/10/2020
Monroe Doctrine
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  • Britain, 1823
  • I do not know, your majesty. But I shall alert our militia right away.
  • Why haven't we invaded those puny countries in South America yet?! They will be so easy to take over!
  • United States, 1823
  • We need to protect those developing countries. I'll issue a statement right away.
  • There we go, now I'll go announce this to my citizens.
  • The ruler of Britain realizes that the tiny, developing countries down in South America are too weak to defend themselves from an invasion, Making them prime for take-over.
  • The Monroe DoctrineIf any countries attempt to take over the developing countries in the area of South America the U.S. will attack said country with full force.-James Monroe
  • The U.S. president, James Monroe, realizes this as well, and since those countries trade with the U.S., he decides that he needs to defend them from Britain's rule.
  • Back in Britain
  • Sir we've just heard that the U.S. is defending those countries that we are planning to take over.
  • Dang It!
  • James Monroe writes the Monroe Doctrine, a statement to the rest of the world that the nobody should mess with the developing countries in the Americas, or else to U.S. would go after them.
  • No problem, now trade with us.
  • The Monroe Doctrine declared that the U.S. will aid the developing countries in South America because the countries materials benefit the U.S.
  • Britain receives word of the Monroe Doctrine and now has a problem with the "easy" task that would be taking over those South American countries.
  • The developing countries were very thankful for the U.S.'s actions and would continue to support them economically.
  • We're safe! Thank you!
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