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Published on October 22, 2007

Author: Maitane


Evolution of the Monroe Doctrine:  Evolution of the Monroe Doctrine Pre 1823 Early Monroe Doctrine Maturation of Monroe Doctrine, 1895 US Interventionist Diplomacy Emergence of Good Neighbor Policy The Cold War and Latin America Pre 1823:  Pre 1823 U.S. Preoccupied by the purchase of Florida, 1817-21- did not want to spoil negotiations 1821-24 U.S. recognized Latin American Republics By 1824 18 of 20 Latin American colonies independent James Monroe, President, 1817-1825:  James Monroe, President, 1817-1825 Monroe Doctrine Text:  Monroe Doctrine Text Early Monroe Doctrine:  Early Monroe Doctrine Formulation of Monroe-Potential role of Great Britain Monarchist tendencies of Latin America—how did M.D. fit in? US reactions to European presence in Latin America? Spain, France in Mexico 1829, 1838 Britain and Falklands/Malvinas 1833 British role in Brazil, Argentina French occupation of Mexico, 1861-67 Maturation of Monroe Doctrine:  Maturation of Monroe Doctrine 1890-1914 Era of World imperialism US Response to Imperialism:  US Response to Imperialism Formulation of U.S. concept of strategic defense of land and sea borders Spanish Cuban War (1895) Spanish-American War Revived interest in Panama Canal Panama Canal:  Panama Canal US Interventionist Diplomacy:  US Interventionist Diplomacy Roosevelt Corollary to Monroe Doctrine Led to “Big Stick Diplomacy in Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba “Dollar Diplomacy of the 1920s Emergence of Good Neighbor Policy:  Emergence of Good Neighbor Policy Started during Hoover administration (1928-32)-repudiated moralistic policies of Woodrow Wilson Role of the Depression: troop withdrawal Preparations for War in Europe Strengthened Inter-Am. Organizations Need to secure strategic war resources in L.Am., especially minerals Desire to keep Fascists out of Latin America The Cold War and Latin America:  The Cold War and Latin America Consequences of WWII: Shift of US fears from Fascism to Communism Treaty of Rio 1947 Latin America’s response to the Marshall Plan, 1948 Use of foreign aid and Rio Treaty to counteract communism and nationalism in Latin America

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