Monroe Doctrine

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17 October 2014

Monroe Doctrine: Change or Continuity?

Glorified by many presidents and citizens President George Washington in his final Farewell Address, had expressed propositions for the common good of America. As seen with the relationship with the British and French Washington had warned the nation of "entangling alliances" in notion toward the nations. Much alike, Monroe had expressed the Monroe Doctrine, which was an essential commute toward Washington's Farewell Address, order to forewarn the congress about European power, which provided for future diplomacy in America.

With involvement in the nascent of the United States, regarding George Washington, the creation of the Neutrality Proclamation of 1793, and Jay's Treaty. Influenced by these agreements, he had urged, in his Farewell Address, that "a passion to one nation for another produces a variety of evils." This reflected on many of the problems faced by the American reliance on the French during the Revolutionary War.

In this act, he pleaded for Americans to be isolated and independent form all states, not only England and France and Europe Nations. In addition, Washington stated, as a "baneful foes of republican government," which in essence was inspired. This was an occurrence between Hamilton and Jefferson with regards to international affairs.

Given this approach, Monroe had proclaimed his Monroe Doctrine, along with principles that regarded Europe discussed in Washington's Farewell Address. Monroe stated the 7th annual message to Congress, in which the Monroe Doctrine is most famously used in discussion of the rejection of an "amiable Russian negotiation," in order to show that the American continents not be considered as subjects for colonization by any European powers. Thus, the Monroe Doctrine sought to avoid connections with other Europeans following the advice of Washington in the obtaining of a "passionate attachment" to a...