the policy by which stronger nations extend their economics,political caontrol over weaker nations is known as imperialism
belief in supuriority of industrial nations
acquire raw materials
build strong US navy to protect shipping lanes
establish miltary bases overseas
find new markets for sale of american goods
spread Christianity and democracy
who did we purchase alaska from?
Why did we want to purchase Alaska?
to extend and exand america and influence in the pacific.
what america arranged for the sale of alaska?
How did Queen Liliuokalani anger the american planters in hawaii?
she wanted to take away the planters powers
what military interest did america have in hawaii?
bases over seas (peral harbor)
Which cuban poet/journalist tried to start a cuban revolt over spain
This group belived that americans should not deny other people the right tro govern themselve
anti imperialist league
where was the first battle of the spanish american war held
newspaper writers used _________ to get amdericans outraged about the brutality of the spanish towards the cubans
the event that caused america to join the spanish america war was
explosion of USS maine
what did fhilipeenos hope to gain by fighting in the spanish ameican war
the heas of the filipino rebel forces was
this person commanded the firing on the spanish fleet at manila.The spanish fleet was destroyed-
Thodore Roosevelt helped lead this group in capturing Dan huan hill in cuba
At the treaty of paris,the US gained control of these 4 colonies
cuba, Philipeenes, Puerto Rico, Guam
this gave the US the right to intervene in cuban affairs anytime there was a threat to "life,property and individual liberty"
under the agreement in #18, the US was allowed to havea naval base at Gueantanamo Bay in this country
Areas where foriegn nations clamied special rights and economic privledges were called
sphere of influence
The US was interested in the markets and resources of what asian country?
Who was the secertary of state in 1899?
The_________said that no single country should monoply on trade with china. the secartary john hay suppored this.
open door policy
Chinese resentment of forigners led to a violent uprising known as the
this connected the Atlantic and pacific oceans allowing US ships to reduce travel time for commercial and military transport
what were some the chalenges of building this panama canal
sickness, forest, bugs
what did roosevelt mean when he said "speak softly and carry a big stick"
US will attack at anytime
THis authorized the US to act as a policeman in latin american affairs when they belived such action was action was necessary to maintain stability
The policy that barred European nations from intervening in latin america was called
when was the panama canal completed
who wwas the president when the canal was 1st built