The Monroe Doctrine
American foreign policy has been shaped for almost 200 years by the words of President James Monroe. What did Monroe's words mean, and how did they create a uniquely American foreign policy? Readers find the answers to these questions and many more as they explore the major points of the Monroe Doctrine. They also discover the historical circumstances that influenced the Monroe Doctrine, as well as the actions taken throughout American history because of it. The detailed text supports common social studies curriculum topics, and it's paired with exciting historical images and informative primary sources.