Q: how does the constitution underpin the US government? It calls for limits in power as well as checks and balances of the three branches of government. The founders of the constitution made it so tyranny was not to be possible under the constitution. Each branch has limited power.
Monroe Doctrine (1823) - The Monroe Doctrine was articulated in President James Monroe's seventh annual message to Congress on December 2, 1823. The European powers, according to Monroe, were obligated to respect the Western Hemisphere as the United States' sphere of interest.