USII.5b Roosevelt Corollary
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(v.) to declare or state as truth, maintain or defend, put forward forcefully
To speak in favor of something
the day-to-day business of a person or nation
1904: An extension of the Monroe Doctrine, asserting that the U.S. has the right to protect its economic interests in South and Central America, and the U.S. has the right to exercise international police force to restore order.
Big Stick Diplomacy
Roosevelt's policy that advocated readiness to use military force if necessary; justified helping Panama gain independence from Colombia, & building the Panama Canal
An example of Big Stick Diplomacy
U.S. helped Panama gain independence in return for building the Panama Canal zone
the parts of North and South America south of the United States where Spanish is spoken
1823: U.S. foreign policy asserting that European nations must not interfere or colonize in the Western Hemisphere, namely in Latin America
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The Roosevelt Corollary