Chapter 6 US Foreign Policy

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Imperialistic Leap July 1895 Secretary of State personally delivered a 12000 word document on the boundary dispute in Venezuela The british drew a boundary line in the 1840's but no one liked it With the 1880's discovery of gold, the boundary dispute gained more importance Since the 1870's venezuela appealed to their allegiance with the us over the british ( violation of the monroe doctrine) The global imperial race of the 1890s pushed the president towards action in venezuela US warned europe that the carving of africa should not be repeated in south america The british denied the relevance of the monroe doctrine to the controversy Cleavland declared that the us would intervene is england did not arbitrate The british cabinet eventually sought an "honorable settlement" with the us After all the meetings and arguments that occurred btwn the us and britain, it was decided the original 1840 boundary would be followed The us sought to maintain its power and imperial right was through its navy
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