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Historical Lecture: The Monroe Doctrine with Gary Hylander (YH)
August 26, 2016 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In 1823, President James Monroe delivered an important message to Congress. He stated that any attempt by European nations to interfere with the newly independent states of Central and South America would be viewed as a hostile act by Washington. The Monroe Doctrine is often described as America’s “Diplomatic Declaration of Independence.” Learn about its background and its lasting impact on American policy.