Presentation on theme: "Foreign Policy E, I, K, C, J, F, L, A, D, B, H, G 1.Proclamation of Neutrality (1793) 2.Jay Treaty (1794) 3.Pinckney Treaty (1795) 4.Washington’s Farewell."— Presentation transcript:
Foreign Policy E, I, K, C, J, F, L, A, D, B, H, G 1.Proclamation of Neutrality (1793) 2.Jay Treaty (1794) 3.Pinckney Treaty (1795) 4.Washington’s Farewell Address (1796) 5.XYZ Affair (1797) 6.Louisiana Purchase (1803) 7.Embargo (1807) 8.War of 1812 (duh!) 9.Treaty of Ghent (1814) 10.Rush-Bagot Treaty (1817) 11.Adams-Onis Treaty (1819) 12.Monroe Doctrine (1823)
#2 Trends Go from neutrality & isolation to engagement Military weakness (perceived & real) to respect Reacting to world events to asserting our demands of the world (Louisiana Purchase, Embargo?, War of 1812, Adams-Onis, Monroe Doctrine) #1) Pluses Proclamation of Neutrality Washington’s Farewell Pinckney Treaty War of 1812? Rush-Bagot Treaty Adams-Onis Treaty Monroe Doctrine #1) Minuses Jay Treaty? XYZ Affair Embargo War of 1812? Treaty of Ghent?
Foreign Policy National Interests (+) strengthens our position & power (+) expand territory, trade & wealth (+) may mean less military action (-) may have fewer allies (-) may wait too long to act & let problems get bigger (-) might involve more reactive than proactive action Principles (+) help use our power to create more countries favorable to our position (+) give our people a sense of purpose (+) encourages us to do better on fulfilling our principles here at home (-) get us into conflicts unnecessarily (-) require possibly unpopular sacrifces