WARM UP : List the first 4 Presidents and one issue they dealt with when they were President. President James Monroe 1817 – 1825 5 th President. Established one of the basic principles of American foreign policy with the Monroe Doctrine. Copy NOTES when you see the globe:.
President James Monroe1817 – 1825 5th President
Established one of the basic principles of American foreign policy with the Monroe Doctrine
relations with governments of other countries
policy of nonparticipation in international, economic, and/or political relations.
the theory or practice of intervening;
governmental interference in political affairs of another country
the act of acquiring or gaining possession
MONROE DOCTRINE - Proclaimed that European powers should no longer colonize or interfere with the affairs of the nations of the Americas
ACQUISITION OF FLORIDA – Florida ceded by Spain to the United States in exchange for the U.S. to pay off Spanish debt
With a partner, discuss the meaning of the following excerpt from President Monroe’s State of the Union Address.
"we should consider any attempt on their part to extend their system to any portion of this hemisphere as dangerous to our peace and safety."
What hemisphere do we live in???
All of the following were problems faced by the leaders of the early years of the republic EXCEPT –
James Monroe became the 5th U.S. President. What did he acquire to increase the size of the United States?
What action contributed to the beginning of the War of 1812?
Which of the following stated that the United States would not tolerate European intervention in Latin America?
How did Federalists interpret the text of the Constitution?
How did President James Monroe contribute to American foreign policy?