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Presidents & the Constitution: Foreign Policy
Join BRI staff Kirk Higgins and Rachel Davison Humphries and Christopher Evans, BRI Teacher Council member and Teacher Advisor for the National Portrait Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, for a close reading discussion of James Madison’s Monroe Doctrine (AKA James Monroe’s Seventh Annual Message to Congress), and select other documents from the Annexation of the Phillipines.
You can find a copy of the Monroe Doctrine in our eLesson The Turning Point in US Foreign Policy. Or you can find an annotated version from our upcoming massive US History Resource, Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness here: The Monroe Doctrine_Bill of Rights Institute
The selections from The Debate on the Annexation of the Phillipines come from our resource The Gilded Age and Progressive Era Unit 3, Lesson 2: The Rise of American Power in the World. You can find a direct link to this excerpt here.
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