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The five Imperialism reasons
Economic, political, religous, exploritory, and Idialogical
5 advantages of isolationisam
Self safitiant, no involvement of affairs with other countries, everyone practicaes the same religion, they utilize every resource, no one is spreading different cultural values.
Five advantages of imperialism
Selling raw materials, gain more land, spread different religions, find new resources, people start their own cultural values
Why did George Washington advise the country to remain isolated
Because he wanted the US to steer clear of Permanent alliances. Efforts went to building up our own country. we did not need new resources or space. ocean separated us from other countries.
Who were expansionists
Expansionistsis for people who wanted to extend the nations powers with in the western hemisphere and around the world
Imperial motive number one
Economic: The desire to make money and expand and control foreign trade To create New Markets for projects.
Imperial motive number two
Political: A nations desire to gain power to complete with other countries and expand territory also to exercise military force.
Imperial motive number three
Religious: The desire to spread the countries most common religion or spread the countries predominant values and moral beliefs
Imperial motive number four
Exploratory:The desire to explore the unknown or un charted area
Imperial motive number five
Ideological: The belief that the imperialist countries culture was superior other cultures were primitive the imperialist countries should civilize people in other parts of the world.
Spheres of influence
Areas were nations claim special rights and privileges
Who acquired Alaska for the United States and what benefits has Alaska provided for the country
In 1867 Secretary of State William Seaword purchased Alaska from Russia for $7.2 million we later found gold other and rare materials
Who was William McKinley and what was his role in US expansion
He was a president of the United States in 1896. He was an expansionist in favor do you knighted states expansion of its power. In 18 £.98 McKinley prompted Congress to declare war on Spain after syncing the U.S.S maine. The war was over in four months and the treaty signed with Spain provided Cuba's independence Puerto Rico is falling under US rule in secession of Guam to the US.
Who is teddy Roosevelt and what was his role in US expansion
Teddy Roosevelt was the secretary of the Navy in later present in the United States. He extended expansion. He also believed in expansionism and was involved in the Spanish American war. He resigned as secretary of the Navy. Commanded his own forces call the Roughriders the Roughriders captured San Juan Hill which eventually led to the surrender of the Spanish fources.
What country was the US trying to help gain its independence During the Spanish American war who won the war
They were trying to get independence from Spain and they won the war.
What's yellow journalism
Yellow journalism derives From the two papers the New York world in the New York world journal having two similar cartoons that feature a kid in a yellow night shirt. These two papers begin to be referred as the yellow papers. Then the style of writing and played in the papers brash bored and sensational lead to the name of yellow journalism.
Who was William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer what was the relationship between the two.
William Randolph Hearst was a businessman and owner of the New York journal newspaper Joseph Pulitzer was also a businessman and owend the New York World newspaper they owned competing newspapers and their papers gave rise to yellow journalism they did not have a good relationship with each other because they owened competing newspapers.
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