SAT Subject US History Practice Question 72: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 72

3. Which of the following did the Roosevelt Corollary modify?

A. The Monroe Doctrine
B. The Platt Amendment
C. The Hawaiian constitution
D. The Hay–Bunau-Varilla Treaty
E. The Open Door Policy

Correct Answer: A


The Monroe Doctrine established U.S. foreign policy toward Latin America and any nation that had colonies there. The Roosevelt Corollary restated and modified U.S. policy toward Latin America.

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