American Imperialism

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    Panama Canal

    The US built this canal to expand their trading options and coneect the eastern to the western world
  • McKinley Tariff

    McKinley Tariff
    Law Enected by US congress that increased tariffs on imported goods. This included 49.5% of all goods.
  • Teller Amendment

    This amendment placed a condition of the US military in Cuba
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    Spanish American War

    Conflict between Spain and US mainly over Cuban Independence
  • Annexation of Hawaii

    Annexation of Hawaii
    The United States began to realize that Hawaii was an important commercials export resource. They wanted to taking advantage of this by accepting them into the union.
  • Annexation of the Philippines

    Annexation of the Philippines
    The US decided to take control of the Philippines because they thought of them as an inferior race and they didn't want Europeans to gain control of this place.
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    Boxer Rebellion

    In China, a group known as "The Boxers" Murdered 1000's of foreigners.
  • Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty

    Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty
    Treaty signed between Panama and US that established the Panama Canal zone.
  • Roosevelt Corollary

    Roosevelt Corollary
    Extension of the Monroe Doctrine: allowed US to intervene with small, Caribbean states to deal with economies.
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    Great White Fleet

    Nickname for the US navy unit that circumnavigated the globe
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    Dollar Diplomacy

    Effort under Taft to further the US's aim in Latin America and East Asia through use of economic power