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The Pan-American Redefinition of the Monroe Doctrine and the Emerging Language of American International Law

Juan Pablo Scarfi

in The Hidden History of International Law in the Americas: Empire and Legal Networks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190622343
eISBN:
9780190622374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622343.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

Chapter 3 studies the way in which the debates over the existence and nature of an American international law drew on discussions about the Monroe Doctrine and its legitimacy and redefinition as a ... More


The Monroe Doctrine in the Nineteenth Century

Jay Sexton

in Outside In: The Transnational Circuitry of US History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190459840
eISBN:
9780190459888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459840.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

The Monroe Doctrine reveals how nineteenth-century statecraft was the product of both internal and external processes and pressures. This chapter advances two arguments. First, it positions itself ... More


The United States and the Greeks, 1821–1869

Karine V. Walther

in Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625393
eISBN:
9781469625416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625393.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 1 examines American reactions to the 1821 Greek War of Independence and the Cretan Insurrection of 1866-1869. Prompted by American philhellenes, politicians, religious organizations, and ... More


FDR and World Order: Globalizing the Monroe Doctrine

Tony Smith

in America's Mission: The United States and the Worldwide Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154923
eISBN:
9781400842025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154923.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Franklin D. Roosevelt's liberal democratic internationalism and his efforts to assure American national security by constructing a stable world order based on the Monroe ... More


Opening the Door to Mexico

Andy Doolen

in Territories of Empire: U.S. Writing from the Louisiana Purchase to Mexican Independence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199348626
eISBN:
9780199348640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348626.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter 3 examines William Davis Robinson’s Memoirs of the Mexican Revolution (1820), one of the most comprehensive and current accounts of that war, then in its tenth year, available anywhere in the ... More


A Subject of Such Weight: The Politics of European Interventions in Latin America, 1901–1903

John M. Thompson

in Great Power Rising: Theodore Roosevelt and the Politics of U.S. Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190859954
eISBN:
9780190935351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859954.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

Chapter 2 examines how TR handled the politics of European interventions in Latin America from 1901 to 1903, especially a blockade of Venezuela spearheaded by Britain and Germany. It argues that TR’s ... More


Anglo-American Policymaking, 1819-1834

Mark C. Hunter

in Policing the Seas: Anglo-American Relations and the Equatorial Atlantic, 1819-1865

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893465
eISBN:
9781786944580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores Anglo-American policy-making between 1891 and 1834, with a particular focus on policies concerning piracy, privateering, and slavery. It examines British policy concerning the ... More


Fireworks over Fernandina: The Atlantic Dimension of the Amelia Island Episode, 1817

Karen Racine

in La Florida: Five Hundred Years of Hispanic Presence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060118
eISBN:
9780813050485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060118.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Amelia Island Episode of 1817 clearly laid out the Atlantic dimensions of the so-called Age of Revolution. Government entities and rebel forces in Spain, Britain, the United States, Mexico, ... More


Independent of Both: Jackson, Tyler and Polk

Harold H. Bruff

in Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226211107
eISBN:
9780226211244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226211244.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Monroe Doctrine unilaterally set an enduring executive branch foreign policy. President Andrew Jackson increased presidential control of the executive by rotating officers and by dismissing a ... More


Japanese Immigrant Settler Colonialism and the Construction of a US National Security Regime against the Transborder “Yellow Peril”

Eiichiro Azuma

in Pacific America: Histories of Transoceanic Crossings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824855765
eISBN:
9780824875596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855765.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The scholarship on the “Yellow Peril” looks at Japanese immigrants (Issei) as an object of anti-Asian racialization in domestic politics or as a distraction in U.S.-Japanese bilateral diplomacy. ... More


The Civil War and U.S. World Power

Jay Sexton

in American Civil Wars: The United States, Latin America, Europe, and the Crisis of the 1860s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631097
eISBN:
9781469631110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631097.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Jay Sexton’s opening essay focuses on the role of the Civil War in the realization of U.S. national and global power in the nineteenth century. Though the Civil War gave evidence of the immense ... More


In Defense of Doughface Diplomacy: A Reevaluation of the Foreign Policy of James Buchanan

JOHN M. BELOHLAVEK

in James Buchanan and the Coming of the Civil War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044262
eISBN:
9780813046242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044262.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the efforts of James Buchanan to meet the challenge of rising sectional tensions by diverting the nation’s focus to foreign affairs. He planned to rejuvenate Manifest ... More


Seward and Empire, 1865–1869

Joseph A. Fry

in Lincoln, Seward, and US Foreign Relations in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177120
eISBN:
9780813177137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177120.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines Seward’s final four years as secretary of state during the Johnson administration, following Lincoln’s death. Sustaining the policy of diplomatic pressure, but disdaining ... More


The Active Rise of the United States

Manjari Chatterjee Miller

in Why Nations Rise: Narratives and the Path to Great Power

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190639938
eISBN:
9780190639969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639938.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

By the early 20th century the United States was recognized as a great power. This chapter details the rise of the United States to great power status by engaging in behavior that was both active and ... More


Even Farther Away from Home: Occupation Duty Continues

James G. Mendez

in A Great Sacrifice: Northern Black Soldiers, Their Families, and the Experience of Civil War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282500
eISBN:
9780823285907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282500.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

While some black regiments remained throughout the South performing occupation duties, others were sent to Texas to perform a combination of duties. They were keeping the peace and helping freedmen ... More


Napoléon III’s “Grand Design” and the Confederacy

Stève Sainlaude

in France and the American Civil War: A Diplomatic History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649948
eISBN:
9781469649962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649948.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In 1862, Napoleon III sent an expeditionary force to occupy Mexico with the aim of establishing a Latin and Catholic empire in the region as part of his “Grand Design” for the Americas. The American ... More


Conclusion

Alexander Livingston

in Damn Great Empires!: William James and the Politics of Pragmatism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190237158
eISBN:
9780190237189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237158.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

Is James’s critique of imperial blindness itself blind to the facts of power and politics? What of James’s analysis can be extended beyond the unique moment of imperial transformation he found ... More


Our Troops Should Occupy and Hold at Least a Portion of Texas: Banks’s Overland Campaign, July–November 1863

Thomas W. Cutrer

in Theater of a Separate War: The Civil War West of the Mississippi River, 1861-1865

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631561
eISBN:
9781469631585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631561.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks, having failed to achieve a foothold in Texas with an amphibious invasion, attempted an overland campaign across south Louisiana in the summer and fall of 1863. He was ... More


Special Assistant for Disarmament, 1955–1958

Lawrence S. Kaplan

in Harold Stassen: Eisenhower, the Cold War, and the Pursuit of Nuclear Disarmament

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813174860
eISBN:
9780813174877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174860.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

It was apparent from the beginning that the Foreign Operations Administration would have a short life. Arms control and disarmament played a larger role in Eisenhower’s thinking than did the ... More


Revolution

Geoffrey Plank

in Atlantic Wars: From the Fifteenth Century to the Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190860455
eISBN:
9780190860486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860455.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History, World Early Modern History

Chapter 11 traces the common origins and consequences of revolutions in various regions of the Atlantic world. In Europe and much of the Americas, a new military ethic developed, promoting patriotic ... More


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