United States growing role in world affairs!!

By R.M2015
  • Proclamation of Neutrality

    Proclamation of Neutrality
    The Proclamation of Neutrality was a declaration issued by President George Washington declaring that the U.S would neutral in the issues between France and Great Britain.
  • XYZ Affair

    XYZ Affair
    The XYZ Affair happened during the years of 1797 and 1798, which involved the United States and France. Its name takes away from the exchange of the letters X, Y and Z for the names of French soldiers in the documents released by the Adams administration. In an effort to remove all the tensions between the United States and France, John Adams sent two American fighters to meet with French officials.
  • Convention of 1800

    Convention of 1800
    This covention ended the Quasi-War between France and the U.S. The Convention ended the association between France and the U.S that started during the Revolution.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    The United States bought nearly 828,000,000 square miles of land from France.
  • Embargo Act

    Embargo Act
    This act was suppose to keep the US out of any foriegn trouble. It stopped trade between the United States, France and Great Britain. The Embargo Act ended up being a a big mistake for the American economy.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    The U.S took on the greatest navy power in the world, Great Britain was in this war. This would have an big impact on the country's future. Causes of the war included Royal Navy's impressment of American seamen and America's desire to get mor land, and British did not want U.S to trade.
  • Treaty of Ghent

    Treaty of Ghent
    The Treaty of Ghent was signed by the American and British representatives at Ghent, Belgium. This concluded the War of 1812. The treaty said that all land the was won must be returned, and commissions were planned to settle the border of the United States and Canada.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    The Monroe Doctrine stated that the United States would not allow any European between any affairs of any independent nation and that America was no longer open to any new colonies. The President’s “hands-off the western hemisphere” made it very transparent that the United States had become a powerful nation in world affairs.