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December 2, 1823

On December 2, 1823, the President of the United States, James Monroe, outlined his doctrine that opposed European expansion in the Western Hemisphere. This became known as the Monroe Doctrine. The leaders of the indigenous people of the Western Hemisphere said Monroe’s doctrine had some really good points, but it was late by about three … Continue reading

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