Essay about The United States Of The Treaty Of Paris

1045 Words Feb 29th, 2016 5 Pages
From the Treaty of Paris in 1783, which internationally recognized the United States (US), till the present actions taken by the Obama Administration, the US has changed a large amount of its involvements and aspects within their foreign policy. During the creation of the US, it remained relatively isolated and has grown into the involved superpower it is today. In today’s society and throughout history, US Foreign Policy has remained a vital role in the international community.
As the US emerged as a new nation, it played a small role with other nations and prevented involvement with European affairs. The first few presidents, including Washington and Jefferson, advised an isolated role while other world powers fought against each other for global power. However, the US’ greatest interest was to domestically grow and explore the American frontier. As a result, the US had little international involvement and remained within the Western Hemisphere. Once President Monroe released his Monroe Doctrine, the US began to experience some power and claim to other areas of the Western Hemisphere to protect them from Eastern Powers. Towards the middle part of the 19th century, the US increased its amount of trade and cooperation with other powers. America had made some territorial claims, annexing Texas, helped protect Mexican troops from French imperialists, and claimed territory from the Mexican-American War. In addition to claiming North American territory, the US…

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