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CONTENTS

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Statement of the Doctrine.

The six prime points of the Doctrine.

Historical background of the Doctrine.

Intercolonial wars.

Relations with France.--

Jefferson forecasts certain elements of the Monroe Doctrine, 1793---

Genêt's mission.---.

American system of neutrality-

French decrees and British orders in council, 1793–1795.

Washington's farewell address.

Rupture with France---

Adams announces certain principles of the Monroe Doctrine..

“War” with France..

British policy vis-à-vis Spanish colonies, 1798.

Acquisition of Louisiana..

Hawkesbury discusses Louisiana-

King discusses the Floridas...

Madison objects to transfers of territories -

Further British expression..

Jefferson objects to transfer of territory-

Navigation of the Mississippi.---

American proposal to acquire New Orleans and the Floridas.-

Possible British occupation of New Orleans..

Marbois' suggestion to sell the whole of Louisiana.-

Treaty of purchase---

British approval of purchase---

Summary of principles developed to 1803.

Summary of events from 1802 to 1814.-

Revolution in the Spanish Americas

Résumé of events in Europe...

The Grand Alliance and the Holy Alliance-

Mémoire (June 20, 1791) of Louis XVI...

Leopold II's proposed action against France.-

Count Kaunitz's circular instruction.---

Declaration of Pillnitz, August 27, 1791.

French constitution of 1791..

Alexander proposes a European league against France, under the

auspices of Russia and England.--.

Pitt's reply to Alexander -

England and Russia make a treaty of alliance..

Kutusov's proclamation of January 1, 1813.

Russia-Prussian treaty of February 28, 1813.

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