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Bell Ringer: The Stimson Doctrine and Territorial Conquest

The Stimson Doctrine and Territorial Conquest

Yale University Law Professor Scott Shapiro discussed the Stimson Doctrine that was created following the outlawing of war in the Kellogg-Briand Pact of 1928.

Description

Yale University Law Professor Scott Shapiro discussed the Stimson Doctrine that was created following the outlawing of war in the Kellogg-Briand Pact of 1928.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • What events led Secretary of State Henry Stimson to develop the Stimson Doctrine?
  • Summarize what the Stimson Doctrine said.
  • Why was this doctrine significant?
  • What modern example does Professor Shapiro provide to explain why the Stimson Doctrine is still relevant?

Additional Resource

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Coerce
    • Conquest
    • Kellogg-briand Pact
    • League Of Nations
    • Sovereign Rights
    • Stimson Note

    Topics

    Foreign PolicyU.S. History

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity