Florida Who owns? Problems created by… 1.Native Americans stealing/attacking 2.Slaves running away to FL Monroe offers to buy from Spain for 5 million Spain agrees… why? US never pays
Monroe Doctrine President Monroe’s foreign policy US will “protect” new countries in western hemisphere from eastern hemisphere AKA- “You mess with them…you mess with us!” “Policemen” of the West… –Why? Real Reason? US wants to trade with western hem. Countries –Today?