12.10 What Happened: The U.S. issues the Monroe Doctrine (pg 170)
What did Thomas Jefferson and James Madison like the idea of?
What policy did James Monroe introduce in 1823?
What did Monroe Doctrine tell the nations of Europe to do?
How did Europeans view Monroe’s message? Why?
How did most Americans feel about the MONROE DOCTRINE? Why?
Look at the picture on this page: What is happening in this picture? What might have the artist been trying to say about America?
TEACHER TIME: On the surface, it might appear that James Monroe had no business telling European nations to stay out of Latin America. However, what could have been some of his motivations? Is that right?
12.9 What should President Monroe do to support new Latin American Nations (pg 169)
After the War of 1812, what were the people of Mexico and South America beginning to do?
Opinion: Should the US be concerned with this? Is it any of there business?
LATIN AMERICA’s REVOLUTIONS
By 1825, what had happened?
THE NEW LATIN AMERICAN NATIONS
Why was the United States excited about Latin American nations’ independence?
What did Britain ask the United States to do in 1823?
Pretend you are citizens living during the presidency of James Monroe. Discuss this critical thinking question with your group: What should President Monroe do to support the new Latin American nations?
A. Join in an alliance with Great Britain to support Latin American independence.
B. Do not join an alliance with Great Britain, and warn Europe to stay out of Latin America.
C. Allow the Latin American countries to defend themselves.
D. Work to create an alliance with all of the Latin American countries to defend their
independence against European interference.
EXPLAIN YOUR GROUP’s CHOICE BELOW, WHY IS IT THE BEST CHOICE? WHAT IS PRESIDENT ADAM’S BEST OPTION?
STOP!!!!!!!! DO NOT GO ON UNTIL WE DISCUSS THIS AS A CLASS