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Everett, Edward (1794-1865) The Monroe Doctrine

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01265.12 Author/Creator: Everett, Edward (1794-1865) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlets Date: circa 1863 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Published by the Loyal Publication Society of New York. Number 34 in a series. Reprinted from the New York Ledger. Includes a letter written by John Quincy Adams on the Monroe Doctrine; reprinted from the Providence Journal and dated August 11, 1837. Also includes an excerpt from a speech given by George Cunning on the relations of Portugal, in the House of Commons, December 12, 1826.

People: Everett, Edward, 1794-1865.
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848.
Canning, George, 1770-1827.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: President Monroe Doctrine, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Politics, Westward Expansion, Government and Civics, Civil War

Sub Era: The American Civil War