What Is The Monroe Doctrine?

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In this book, Renehan examines the Monroe Doctrine and how it played a role in shaping the foreign relations of the United States. He also talks about how the Monroe Doctrine was used to further American imperialistic ideals in Latin America. This is a somewhat reliable source as the author is a well-known writer who has appeared on the History Channel and contributed to publications of American Heritage. However, his lack of any scholarly historic credentials does make it so that all his claims may not be 100 percent correct, but most of his claims do line up with other scholarly works. My topic is the Monroe Doctrine and how it was not about American idealism, but rather it was about American imperialism and the spread of republicanism under
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