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  1. Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine, 1904. President Theodore Roosevelt’s assertive approach to Latin America and the Caribbean has often been characterized as the “Big Stick,” and his policy came to be known as the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine.

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    The Roosevelt Corollary. Subjects: Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 ; Monroe doctrine. In his annual message to Congress on December 6, 1904, President Theodore Roosevelt made a significant addition to the Monroe Doctrine affecting America’s foreign policy.

  3. Convinced that all of Latin America was vulnerable to European attack, President Roosevelt dusted off the Monroe Doctrine and added his own corollary. While the Monroe Doctrine blocked further expansion of Europe in the Western Hemisphere, the Roosevelt Corollary went one step further.

  4. Sep 23, 2021 · In the late 1800s, U.S. economic and military power enabled it to enforce the Monroe Doctrine. The doctrine’s greatest extension came with Theodore Roosevelts Corollary, which inverted the original meaning of the doctrine and came to justify unilateral U.S. intervention in Latin America.

  5. May 5, 2022 · The Roosevelt Corollary took the Monroe doctrine a step forward. In it, Roosevelt said the United States had a responsibility to protect countries in the Americas from recolonization by...

  6. Roosevelt Corollary, a statement by President Theodore Roosevelt in December 1904 that "chronic wrongdoing" by a Latin American government might require the United States to carry out the role of "international policeman" of the Western Hemisphere in order to uphold the Monroe Doctrine (1823).

  7. May 3, 2024 · Date: December 2, 1823. Key People: John Quincy Adams. James Monroe. On the Web: The National Museum of American Diplomacy - The Monroe Doctrine: The United States and Latin American Independence (May 03, 2024) (Show more) Top Questions. Why was the Monroe Doctrine important? What were the basic tenets of the Monroe Doctrine?

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