established trade w/ Japan
purchase of Alaska
said that strong navy=strong future
Hearst & Pulitzer
newspaper journalists; "yellow journalism"
cruel Spanish leader against Cuban rebellion; put Cubans in "re-concentration camps"
attacked Spanish navy in the Phillipines; first action of Spanish-American war
Fillipino leader against the U.S after the Spanish-American war was over
discovered cause of malaria in Cuba
w/ help of the Marines, dethroned Queen of Hawaii
promoted "dollar diplomacy"
believed that immigration would drive wages down
Walter Hines Page
believed that imperialism was important to the American tradition and creative spirit