- Lodge Corollary
The Lodge Corollary was a
corollaryto the Monroe Doctrineproposed by Henry Cabot Lodgeand ratified by the U.S. Senate in 1912 forbidding any foreign power or foreign interest of any kind from acquiring sufficient territory in the Western Hemisphereso as to put that government in "practical power of control". As Lodge argued, the corollary reaffirmed the basic right of nations to provide for their safety, extending the principles behind the Monroe Doctrine beyond colonialismto include corporate territorial acquisitions as well.
The proposal was a reaction to negotiations between a Japanese syndicate and
Mexicofor the purchase of a considerable portion of Baja Californiaincluding a harbor considered to be of strategic value, Magdalena Bay. After the ratification of the Lodge Corollary, Japan disavowed any connection to the syndicate and the deal was never completed.
* [http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/lodge2.htm Lodge's defense of the corollary before the 62nd Congress]
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