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Progressivism and Expansionism (1872-1920
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-Govt. should take an active role in helping those with issues of poverty, crime, etc.
-can improve the human condition.
-Government activities aimed at breaking up monopolies and trusts
-would get rid of all monopolies and trusts
-A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries poitically, socially, and economically.
- dominates socially and economically
-the doctrine of expanding the territory or the economic influence of a country
- many americans took interest in new imperialism
-when one country intervenes with another country
-could potentially solve problems
-power allowed local rulers to stay in control
-protected from rebellion
-able to take over the territory
spheres of influence
-a foreign nation controlled economic development
-some examples are rail road construction and mining
-crusading journalists who investigated social conditions
-also investigated political corruption
-became president when McKinley died
- September 14, 1901 became president
-passed the tariffs and laws that were made
-Wilson focused on three types of reform
Susan B Anthony
-an American social reformer who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement
-she collected anti-slavery petitions at the age of 17
-as an American suffragist, feminist, and women's rights activist
-one of the main leaders in the campaign
Meat Inspection Act
-The Federal Meat Inspection Act of 1906 ; a United States Congress Act that works to prevent adulterated or misbranded meat and meat products from being sold as food and to ensure that meat and meat products are slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions
-less people became ill
Pure Food & Drug
-prohibited the manufacture, sale, or shipment of falsely labeled food and drugs
-without this, people would buy things they did not intend to
- novel written by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair
-Sinclair wrote the novel to portray the lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized cities.
The Monroe Doctrine
-The Monroe Doctrine was a US foreign policy
- It stated that further efforts by European nations to colonize land or interfere with states in North or South America would be viewed as acts of aggression, requiring U.S. intervention.
Spanish-American War (1898)
-The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States
-the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence
-An American battleship that mysteriously blew up while in Havana Harbor in Cuba, sparking the Spanish-American war
- commissioned in 1895, was the first U.S. Navy ship to be named after the state of Maine
Treaty of Paris
- ended the American Revolutionary War between Great Britain on one side and the United States of America and its allies on the other.
- signed on September 3, 1783
Open Door Policy
-The Open Door Policy is a term in foreign affairs initially used to refer to the United States policy in the late 19th century and early 20th century
-outlined in Secretary of State John Hay's Open Door Note
-asserting that the U.S. might intervene in the affairs of an American republic threatened with seizure or intervention by a European country.
-a corollary (1904) to the Monroe Doctrine
-On June 14, 1900 the Hawaiian Islands were officially incorporated as a Territory of the United States
- One of Spain's last remaining colonies
Puerto Rico, Guam, Philipinies
- Won in fights with the other fighting countries
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