In 1823, President James Monroe developed what became known as the Monroe Doctrine. The Monroe Doctrine said that the United States would not allow any European nation to intervene in or colonize countries in the Western Hemisphere in any way, at any time, for any reason.
Do you think that the United States had the right to tell other countries to stay out of the Western Hemisphere? Why or why not?
American History 1
What is a "bellringer"?
A "bellringer" is an opening activity for our class. It will usually consist of a short writing prompt related to a topic we will cover in class each day.
Read the blog post with today's opening question. Respond to the question with a paragraph of about 5 sentences.