Chapter 28 Essential Questions Define the fundamental assumption of the Roosevelt Corollary. Do you accept it? Why or why not? Do you think that the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine fundamentally altered the nature of the doctrine and the intentions of its original authors (Monroe and John Quincy Adams)? If, explain how. If not, explain how the doctrine and corollary are compatible. It has been argued that “the error in Roosevelt’s Panama policy lay not in the goals he sought but in the means he chose to achieve them.” Do you agree? Why or why not? If you had lived at the time, would you have liked and supported Theodore Roosevelt as president? Why or why not? Do you consider him a “great” president? Why or why not?