Monroe Doctrine: Definition, Purpose & Summary


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Which of the following was a main point of the Monroe Doctrine?

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1. Who created the Monroe Doctrine?

2. Which nation helped enforce the Monroe Doctrine when it suited its agenda?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the Monroe Doctrine. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include John Quincy Adams and his connection to the Monroe Doctrine.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Main point of the Monroe Doctrine
  • President Polk's use of the policy
  • Foreign enforcement of the Monroe Doctrine

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Monroe Doctrine
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the creators of the policy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how Teddy Roosevelt used the Monroe Doctrine

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson Monroe Doctrine: Definition, Purpose & Summary. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the four points outlined in the Monroe Doctrine
  • Understand why the policy was necessary
  • Recognize how the Monroe Doctrine was applied by various U. S. presidents