Rush - Rush-Bagot Agreement f 1817 Naval disarmament of the...

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Rush-Bagot Agreement f 1817 Naval disarmament of the Great Lakes Both sides would bring down fortifications in Great Lakes Both sides would reduce naval ships on Great Lakes Convention of 1818 Provisions of the Convention of 1818 Boundary between U.S. and Canada – especially Canada 49 th Parallel Joint occupation of “Oregon Country” Give American fisherman the right to fish in Canadian water The Monroe Doctrine 1823 Majority of Latin American countries had claimed independence Fear was that the Latin American countries would try to reclaim colonies British do not want Spain or France to reclaim colonies because they see Latin America as a large market to sell their products Rush (American) meets with Canning (British ) Discuss trade with Latin America not allowing European interest in Latin America Supposed to be a joint declaration trade with Latin America “The United States is not interested in colonizing Latin America.” United States was interested in colonizing Latin America Britain was not interested in colonizing Latin America
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Former presidents advise Monroe to go forth with the agreement John Quincy Adams said we should not go forward with Rush-Canning British will be senior partner will not be an equal treaty Self-denial clause America will not join the British own independent treaty The Monroe Doctrine Advising Europeans that Latin America was not available for colonization Shows we are involved in Latin America affairs manifest destiny Problems after the War of 1812 Westward Expansion of Slavery South Americans start moving into southwest Took slaves with them the expansion of slavery Tallmadge Amendment Provisions Tallmadge believed in anti-slavery After statehood, no more slaves could be introduced into Missouri All children of slaves born in Missouri after statehood would be freed at the age
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