American Doctrines 101

Six American doctrines, six morally questionable decisions.

Here at P&P, I value education. It’s why I always strive to explain history and politics in the simplest and most unprofessional ways possible, to make the information easier to digest. Today, I want to look at six US foreign policy doctrines–why they were written, and what they set out to accomplish. Although there’s a cheat sheet above, read on for a better understanding.

And if you want to test your knowledge at the end, I made a quiz that will put your high school history teachers to shame.

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History Share: The French and Indian War

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The Victory of Montcalm’s Troops at Carillon by Henry Alexander Ogden

History Share is a blogging event for people who love enthusing about the past. In my original post, I invited fellow geeks and writers to talk about an event in history that they thought was pretty cool. The goal is to share knowledge in a fun way and connect with like-minded bloggers.

It’s been a week since then and now it’s time to share what we’ve written. You can do this by tagging your post with historyshare and dropping the link in the comments section. If you didn’t get a chance to participate this time there’s always (probably) next month!

For mine, a friend asked me to explain the French and Indian War. Here it goes.

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