The Clayton-Bulwer Treaty and the Decline of British Opposition to the Territorial Expansion of the United States, 1857-60

@article{Bourne1961TheCT,
  title={The Clayton-Bulwer Treaty and the Decline of British Opposition to the Territorial Expansion of the United States, 1857-60},
  author={K. Bourne},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  year={1961},
  volume={33},
  pages={287 - 291}
}
  • K. Bourne
  • Published 1961
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Modern History
  • T HAT THE Clayton-Bulwer Treaty and its subsequent modification between 1850 and 1860 reflected significant changes in Great Britain's American policy is well known. The treaty was originally intended by the British government not only to secure the free and equal use of a future interoceanic canal but, more generally, to present a formal barrier to the territorial expansion of the United States into Central America. It is equally clear, however, that the concessions which were made in 1859 to… CONTINUE READING
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