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Details of a press conference by President Roosevelt on Canada, Monroe Doctrine, and the Neutrality Act

Citation: Kerr, Philip Henry (1939) Details of a press conference by President Roosevelt on Canada, Monroe Doctrine, and the Neutrality Act. No Publisher. (Unpublished)

Informing of a press conference, at which President Roosevelt promised to protect Canada against domination by another empire. It also discusses the Monroe Doctrine as extending to Canada, British Honduras, British, French and Dutch Guiana, British and French West Indies, and the islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon. Suggestion that question was planted by the President, and that support for Canada was based on making some amends for the negative impact of the Neutrality Act.

Additional Information: Creators: Philip Henry Kerr (UK Ambassador to US); Recipients: Edward Frederick Lindley Wood (UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs); Writing format: Print;
Creators: Kerr, Philip Henry and
Subjects: Politics
History
Keywords: Formal letter, United of States of America, United Kingdom, France, Netherlands, Canada, *British Honduras (British colony), *French Guiana (French colony), *British Guiana (British colony), *Netherlands Guiana (Dutch colony), *Saint Pierre and Miquelon (French colony), Caribbean,
Divisions: Institute of Latin American Studies
Collections: Atlantic Archive: UK-US Relations in an Age of Global War 1939-1945
Dates:
  • 15 September 1939 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3420 - Foreign Relations U.S. and Canada; Project Record ID: A00001281;

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