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Expanded boarders

  • U.S. and the Panama Canal

    is a 77 km (48 mi) ship canal in Panama that joins the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean and is a key conduit for international maritime trade
  • McKinley Tariff

    McKinley Tariff
    created a crisis by ending Hawaii’s favored position in the sugar trade.
  • Teller Amendment

    It stated that once Cuba won its independence from spain, the united states would “leave the government and control of the island to its people.
  • Spanish American war

     Spanish American war
    Although the main issue was Cuban independence, the ten-week war was fought in both the Caribbean and the Pacific and it was between Spain and the United States
  • Annexation of Hawaii

    Annexation of Hawaii
    The United States didn’t want queen liloukalani to restore the power of monarchy to Hawaii.
  • Annexation of the Philippines

    Annexation of the Philippines
    Fighting erupted between U.S. and Philippine revolutionary forces and on June 2, 1899, the First Philippine Republic officially declared war against the United States.
  • The Boxer Rebellion

    The Boxer Rebellion
    The boxers attacked Western missionaries and traders in northern China, killing more than 200 people.
  • Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty

    a treaty signed by the United States and Panama, that established the Panama Canal Zone and the subsequent construction of the Panama Canal.
  • Roosevelt Corollary

    Roosevelt's extension of the Monroe Doctrine made a right of the United States to intervene to stabilize the economic affairs of small states in the Caribbean and Central America if they were unable to pay their international debts.
  • The Great White Fleet

    The Great White Fleet
    Roosevelt sought to demonstrate growing American military power and blue-water navy capability
  • Dollar Diplomacy

    particularly under President William Howard Taft — to further its aims in Latin America and East Asia through use of its economic power by guaranteeing loans made to foreign countries