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alfred mahan belived that nations owed their greatness to what?
this is the belief some people are superior to others and only the fittest survive. this idea also drove American imperialist polices into the 19th century
William Seward, which piece of of land and then was made fun of for it
Causes to imperialism
desire for raw materials and natural resources
the belief of social Darwinism
colonial powers seek bases and naval forces that protect overseas network
explain how the US acquired Hawaii
1. US established sugar cane plantations in Hawaii
2. sign constitution with King to give power to wealthy white land owners
3. King died,
sister took over and abolished the constitution with the US
4. Americans sent in marines to support the rebellion
this type of news/ journalism is when authors wrote with sensational headlines and one sided articles
Causes of Spanish-American war
USS Maine blows up
George Dewey defeated foreign troops where?
before he was president, Roosevelt was part of what group that was crucial to the American victory in Cuba
effects of Spanish-American war
treaty of Paris
acquire Cuba, Puerto Rico and Guam
American debates imperialism
new role in world power
what are the three areas of American influence in the pacific?
Philippines , China , Japan
this was a war tatic used by Filipino insurgents
what sort of trade policy did the US want with China? what was this policy called
open door policy
the US created a new force of naval ships called ______ which then took cruise around the world to show our military preparedness
great white fleet
explain the two parts of the gentlemans agreement
1. Japan had to restrict emigration of Japanese into the US
2. US had to allow Japanese students to go to non-segregated schools
this president was a big fan of the 'big stick' diplomacy
this made Cuba a US protectorate
president Woodrow Wilson supported which foreign policy in Latin America
what established civil government in Puerto Rico
explain the policy of dollar diplomacy in Latin America
Tafts policy to increase American investments in business and banks in Central America and the caribbean
this president became the governor of the Philippines
William Howard Taft
he declared the us wanted free trade in China
Secretary of State John Hay
4 causes of WWI
imperialism, militarism, alliances, and nationalism
this Mexican crossed over the New Mexico border and although pursued by General Pershing, was never found afain
Francisco "Pancho" Villa
What was the treaty of Paris and what was its terms?
sold Philippines to us for 20 million
gave up Puerto Rico, Cuba and Guam
name all 6 areas of the world/countries that the US expanded its imperialism control
Puerto Rico and Cuba
who was queen liluokalani? what changes did she bring to her country?
she resented the increasing power of white planters, abolished the constitution that gave polictical power to white minority
what was the treaty of paris? what were its terms?
it ended the spanish american war, spain gave up cuba, puerto rico, and guam, it also sold the philippines to the us for $20 mill
define guerrilla warefare. who relied on it?
a form of nontradtional warefare general involving small bands of fighters to attack behind american lines. Filipino insurgents relied on it
why and how did the u.s take active role in world affairs
to extend their political, military, and economic control over weaker territories.
how- strengthed military, social darwinism, territoral expanison
how did the us extend its influence in asia
william taft extended self rule in the philippines, declaring equal trade in china, intervening the boxer rebellion, open door policy
how did the panama canal impact america ?
made the U.S. a world power, made trade more efficent , industry
what actions did the u.s. take to achieve its goals in latin america
taft passed the dollar diplomacy to substitue dollars for bullets, built the panama canal to link the alantic to pacific, roosevelt promoted big stick diplomacy, roosevelt corollary updated monore doctorine for economic imperialism
jones shafreth act
granted puerto ricans more rights and citizenship
supereme court determined rights of PRs
dictator, helped forgien investment grow
led mexican revolution
updated monore docterine for economic imperialism in latin america
rebellion against us rule
phillipines gain independence
spheres of influence
region dominated by outside power
viloence started by secert society
russo- japense war
japan attack russias fleet
united States of America would not impose restriction on Japanese immigration, and Japan would not allow further emigration to the U.S.
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