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Top Foreign Policy Doctrines of the US (About.com American History)

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In 1823, James Monroe formulated the first major US foreign policy doctrine known as the Monroe Doctrine. Since that time five additional presidents have created, or in the case of Theodore Roosevelt modified, foreign policy doctrines that have been consistently followed by the United States federal government.

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“From Revolution to New Nation” Teachers’ Institute, 29 July-2 Aug (Boston 1775)

An interesting history-related post from Boston 1775:

Here is the first of two weeklong workshops for teachers that I know are happening in and around Boston this summer.

From Revolution to New Nation: Exploring Boston’s Trails to Freedom, 1760–1860
Monday, 29 July, through Friday, 2 August 2013
Travel along Boston’s Freedom Trail and the Black Heritage Trail and meet some famous, and some not so famous, Bostonians whose contributions helped to bring the United States from British colonies to an independent country to a nation on the brink of Civil War.

Experience in-depth tours of the sites themselves, explore primary-source documents, examine replica artifacts, and listen to ...

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Rogers-Stokes on Massachusetts’s Political Unity, 29 Mar. (Boston 1775)

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On Thursday, 29 March, the North End Historical Society will present a talk by Dr. Lori Rogers-Stokes on Boston’s alliance with rural Massachusetts towns during the political crisis of 1774.

The added Customs duties that the London government had levied starting in 1767 directly affected the merchants of Boston and other ports, but had less impact on rural communities. Similarly, the farmers of Massachusetts had little interaction with the royal soldiers stationed in Boston in 1768-1770. While there were other grievances in their colonists’ dispute with London, those were probably the most irritating issues. As a result, the capital’s Whigs ...

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Military History Carnival #29 (Blog Them Out of the Stone Age)

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… is up and running at David Silbey’s blog. Check it out.

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Learning from the Forrestal fire, 29 July 1967 (Naval History Blog)

An interesting history-related post from Naval History Blog:

On 29 July 1967 an F-4 Phantom awaiting launch on the flight deck of USS Forrestal (CVA 59) accidentally fired a rocket into another parked aircraft. Several hundred gallons of jet fuel spilled onto the flight deck and ignited. The resulting fire engulfed several other aircraft and caused ordnance on those aircraft to explode. The [...]

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Constitution vs. Java, 29 December 1812 (Naval History Blog)

An interesting history-related post from Naval History Blog:

The conflict between the United States and Great Britain, known as the War of 1812, was less than three months old when the success the U.S. Navy had achieved in independent cruises and individual ships actions began to make an impact on decisions made at home and abroad. On September 9, 1812, Secretary of the [...]

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“Part of America” 29 November 1943 (Naval History Blog)

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“A man-of-war is the best ambassador,” wrote Oliver Cromwell, a true statement whether applied to the wooden sailing ships of his era or the modern warships of the U.S. Navy that today ply the world’s oceans.  With the majority of the Earth’s surface covered by water, the ships of our Navy in so many ways [...]

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