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Government Information: Monroe Doctrine

Provides an overview of the FDLP and GPO. Also links to other government information sources/portals for librarians and the public.

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Abbie Landry
Eugene P. Watson Memorial Library
Office #309E
Northwestern State University
Natchitoches LA 71497


The Monroe Doctrine is the best known U.S. policy toward the Western Hemisphere. Buried in a routine annual message delivered to Congress by President James Monroe in December 1823, the doctrine warns European nations that the United States would not tolerate further colonization or puppet monarchs. The doctrine was conceived to meet major concerns of the moment, but it soon became a watchword of U.S. policy in the Western Hemisphere.   –

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