US Imperialism

  • Mckinley Tariff

    Allowed all countries to freely ship sugar duty free to the U.S. Sugar producers in U.S. gain a subsidy of 2 cents per lbs. Sugar prices dropped and Hawaiian economy suffers
  • Teller Amendment

    Once Cuba gained independance, The United States would leave the government and control of the island to the Cubans.
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    A war between Spain and the United States
  • Annexation of Hawaii

    Annexation of Hawaii
    U.S. gains control over Hawaii
  • Annexation of the Philippines

    Annexation of the Philippines
    United States gained control of the Phillippines.
  • The Boxer Rebellion

    A secret society, Fists of Righteous Harmony (Boxers), attacked western missionaries and traders in northern China. Over 200 people where killed. Boxers rebellion lasted 8 weeks. International forces rescued foreigners.
  • Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty

    Gave the US the land needed to make the canal in Panama
  • US and the Panama Canal

    US and the Panama Canal
    Canal built across Central America to cut travel time from coast to coast
  • Roosevelt Corollary

    To further enforce the Monroe Doctrine, Roosevelt established this document stating that, if necessary, the US would exercise their international police power.
  • The Great White Fleet

    The Great White Fleet
    A fleet of four destroyers, sixteen battleships, painted in white, to show japanese the united states military power
  • Dollar Diplomacy

    Taft used this concept to loan money to Central American countires in exchange for the US military to intervene when necessary.