Monroe Doctrine Research Paper

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At the time, the Monroe Doctrine had little impact on European Powers, but it is significant to the U.S foreign policy because it provided justification for the following presidents to intervene in Latin America during the 20th century. Manifest Destiny was the belief that God had given Americans the right to spread west across the continent; as a result, there was more territory gain. The Mexican- American War started in 1846 and was fought for two years over land; it started as as the result of the annexation of Texas, a boundary dispute and the U.S’s desire to obtain Mexico’s northern territories. In 1848, America wins big by gaining California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming. The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was
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