United States #810 (1938)

The Monroe Doctrine (1823)

On December 2, 1823, U.S. President James Monroe first stated the policy that became known as the Monroe Doctrine during his seventh annual State of the Union Address to Congress. The term “Monroe Doctrine” itself was coined in 1850. It stated that further efforts by European nations to take control of any independent state in North or South America would be viewed as “the manifestation of an … Continue reading The Monroe Doctrine (1823)