The Monroe Doctrine; The Problem And Its Solution: National Or International? by William Isaac Hull

The Monroe Doctrine; The Problem And Its Solution: National Or International?

byWilliam Isaac Hull

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: the barbarous diplomacy of the Middle Age. For the very reason that the Monroe Doctrine is a policy which vitally concerns all of the twenty-one American republics, its interpretation and enforcement may not justly be left to any partial "concert" of a few of them. The injustice to the weaker Powers, and the lack of harmony among the allied Powers themselves, which must be anticipated from any such "American Concert," may be estimated from the history of the "Holy Alliance" and the " Concert of Europe." With the growth of the Latin American Powers, such a course would lead in time to the institution in this hemisphere of the precarious and portentous condition of affairs in the Old World with its triple and dual alliances, and its ententes, which are cordial only toward their own members and menacing toward all outsiders. Again, such a "Concert of America" would 'necessarily be on equal terms, or it would be dominated by the United States. If on equal terms, its object would be inevitably frustrated, by disagreement both as to what should be done and as to who should do it. The recognition by Brazil of Maximilian's government in Mexico, and Chile's impression of the meaning of the Monroe Doctrine in the United States' collection of the Alsop Claim are two out of many illustrations of the inevitable disagreements which would ensue under any such quadruple alliance. If the "Concert" be dominated by the United States, even though only for the sake of prompt decision and effective enforcement, the A. B. C. Powers would naturally regard it as only one more and the most galling of all the evidences of the "Yankee Peril," which the A. B. C. was formed primarily to combat. Foreign nations would inevitably regard the alliance of the United...

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Title:The Monroe Doctrine; The Problem And Its Solution: National Or International?Format:PaperbackDimensions:20 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217357776

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