The Roosevelt Corollary

  title={The Roosevelt Corollary},
  author={Serge Ricard},
  journal={Presidential Studies Quarterly},
  • S. Ricard
  • Published 1 March 2006
  • Political Science
  • Presidential Studies Quarterly
enunciated not a corollary to the Monroe Doctrine but an entirely new principle which epito mized his "big stick" view of foreign relations: the United States was to act as sole policeman of the Western Hemisphere and deny the European powers any right of interference in what it regarded as its rightful "zone of influence," given Washington's obvious supremacy in that part of the world at the dawn of the twentieth century. An initially defensive dictum had therefore been turned into an… 
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