U.S. History - American Imperialism, Urbanization, and Immigration
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Commodore George Dewey
Was Admiral of the Navy. Victory at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Span-Am War.
Imperialism violated American principles.
Why did some people oppose the annexation of Philippines?
William Howard Taft believed that supporting Latin American industry would increase trade and profits for American businesses and lift Latin American countries out of poverty and social disorder
William Howard Taft
Who came up with dollar diplomacy?
this philosophy loosely derived from Charles Darwin's theories, strongly reinforced the idea of individualism.
those species that cannot adapt to the environment in which they gradually die out while those that adapt thrive and live on
an extreme dislike of immigrants by nativeborn people
Believed immigrants would take jobs away from the native born people.
Why did labor unions oppose immigration?
Treaty of Paris
December 1898 that resulted in the Spanish giving Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guam, and Philippines to the US. (costs 20 million)
Big stick diplomacy
"translates to speak softly and carry a big stick"
- based on military mite
- our duty to civilize and uplift weaker nations (Teddy Roosevelt)
in 1900 a secret patriotic Chinese society called boxers attacked missionaries diplomats and other foreigners in China
slaves and had very few freedoms that were not able to have their own government
how are Cubans treated prior to the Spanish-American war?
extended the Monroe doctrine
what did the Roosevelt corollary say?
Jim Crow laws
a practice or policy of segregating or discriminating against blacks as in a public places, public vehicles, or employment
we have to build the Panama Canal $10 million and an annual fee of 250,000 million dollars a year
what are the circumstances regarding the Panama Canal?
malaria and yellow fever sickened workers slowed process
what kind of things were occurring during the construction of the canal?
instruction of foreigners as immigrants in English and in the United States history, government, and culture.
The 19th century doctrine our belief that the expansion of the US throughout the American continents was both justified and inevitable
like imperialism manifest destiny is the idea to expand
how did manifest destiny imply to imperialism?
web du bois
was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, pan Africanist, author and editor
Brooker T. Washington
was it African-American educator author or raider and advise her to presidents of the United States between 1890 and 1915 Washington was a dominant leader in the African-American community
Secretary of State that supported open door policy
open door policy
which would allow all countries to trade with China
sphere of influence
an area where a foreign nation controlled economic development
Wabash vs. Illinois
only the federal government could regulate interstate commerce
Plessy vs Ferguson
an African-American named Homer Plessy changed a Louisiana law that forced him to ride in a separate railroad car from whites
things that force people out of a place or land.
drought or famine political revolution or wars religious prosecution economic struggles and to avoid military service
things that attract people to a place Or land
plentiful and employment religious freedom political freedom new life
New York City; more welcoming of the two ports most Europeans came through here
most Chinese and Asian immigrants came through here; San Francisco made it very hard for Chinese immigrants to coming to the US most had to prove they were American citizens to be let in Poor conditions
The relation of a strong state toward a week or state or territory that protects and partly controls
General Veleriano Weyler
"The butcher" he heard it Cuban villagers into recon centration camp so that they would not support rebels fighting against
kill someone especially by hanging or in a legit offense with there without a legal trial
where did many of the lynchings occur between 1860 and 1899?
China had a growing population combined with severe unemployment poverty and famine
why in the 1860s did many Chinese come to the US
laize fair capitalism
means the government leaves the people Alone regarding all economic activities it is the separation of economy and state
Took over when Madero was murdered was a military officer and president of Mexico
Russia wants warm water port Japan says no that's theirs go to war
why did the Russo Japanese war occur?
Teddy Roosevelt's negotiates peace between Russia and Japan
what was the outcome of the Russo Japanese war