The Monroe Doctrine
Updated: 1/12/2020
The Monroe Doctrine
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  • It is time to protect our country!
  • Let's talk to president James Monroe!
  • "In cases of flagrant and chronic wrongdoing by a Latin American country, the United States could intervene in that country's internal affairs"I proclaim the Monroe Doctrine to protect our country.
  • The British will NOT interfere with us again!
  • To start out, president James Monroe decided that his country needs protection from other countries. Except he also decided that he wanted to pair up with Latin America.
  • We need to turn back! The lands are highly guarded!
  • On December 2nd, 1823, James Monroe proclaimed the Monroe Doctrine. It also protected Latin American. Was important because it warned European powers not to interfere in the affairs of the Western Hemisphere.
  • We Protected our country!
  • To add on, the United States did not invoke it nor oppose British occupation of the Falkland Islands in 1833 or subsequent British encroachments in Latin America. And to stop the British from taking over America
  • For now on, we will Not interfere with America so we will not be harmed
  • So when the British wanted to Interfere with the U.S, they couldn't because the land was highly guarded.
  • The Monroe Doctrine became a mainstay of U.S. foreign policy. Without the British trying to attack or dump the economy, the U.S and Latin America was safe!
  • The British feared their trade with the New World would be harmed if the other European powers further colonized it.
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