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  • Roosevelt The Monroe Doctrine
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    The Monroe Doctrine was presented by President James Monroe in his annual address to Congress in 1823. Essentially its author, John Quincy Adams, who served as Monroe's Secretary of State, wrote the Doctrine as a proclamation to the United States' opposition of European colonialism. As of today the Doctrine has been re-interpreted and extended in a variety of ways to conform to the situation at hand, such as President Theodore Roosevelt's Corollary. The end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815 began t...
  • Native Philippinos
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    In the late 19th century, Spain monopolized and colonized many countries including Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the Philippines among others. In the same era, the native Philippinos under the guidance of their leader Aguilenaldo fought the Spanish with the help of the United States to win the War for their Independence. Stanley Karnow author and producer of the film, In Our Image portrayed the United States as expansionists through globalization. Karnow, an a nit-impearl ist, believed that the United...
  • Philippines Their Independence
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    A number of factors contributed to the U.S. decision to go to war against Spain. Since the early years of the 19th century, many Americans had watched with sympathy the series of revolutions that ended Spanish authority throughout South America, Central America, and Mexico. Many people in the United States were irritated that the Spanish flag continued to fly in Cuba and Puerto Rico. The brutality with which Spain put down Cuban demands for a degree of local autonomy and personal liberty aroused...
  • Place In Independence Hall
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    The thing that I see that represents America is Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. There have been numerous historical events that have been the basis for the forming of the United States of America that took place inside Independence Hall. Basically, everything that happened during the time of the Thirteen Colonies and a period of time after the Revolutionary War that involved political affairs, all took place in Independence Hall. This place was pretty much the earlier version of...
  • Monroe Doctrine To The Affairs
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    The Monroe Doctrine: Monroe's gift to mankind On December 2, 1823, Monroe went to Congress and delivered one of the most important speeches of his life indeed one of the most important speeches in the history of the United States. The contents of this speech became known as the Monroe Doctrine. During this period of time many Americans believed that there should be enough land for every American citizen, what was known as the Manifest Destiny, and the only method in which the United States was t...
  • Declaration Of Independence
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    "Poof", the sound of a firework exploding on the 4th of July, every year we celebrate on this day, but do you really know why? The Declaration of independence is why we made the 4th of July a day to celebrate. The purpose for the colonists creating this document was to unite the colonists and to separate from British rule. (1 Fisher) The declaration of independence is the historic document that the American Colonies declared their freedom from Britain. (3 Rackove) The main reasons the colonists ...

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