progressive era

By jlint
  • The Boxer Rebellion

    an uprising in china by peasants.
  • Spanish-American War i

    fought in Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Philipines
  • Teller Amendment

    It authorized the use of U.S. military force to establish Cuban independence from Spain
  • Annexation of Hawaii

    it was clear that Hawaii would become important in certain times
  • Panama canal

    creation of a trade route between the atlantic and pacific ocean
  • Annexation of the Philippines

    It was believed among the military that if the US did not annex the islands, then Japan or Germany would take them and control them for their own military and economic advancement.
  • McKinley tariff

    highest tariff in united states history to date. 49.5%
  • Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty

    The United States of America and the Republic of Panama being desirous to insure the construction of a ship canal across the Isthmus of Panama to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans
  • Roosevelt Corollary

    went along with the Monroe doctrine
  • The Great White Fleet

    a fleet of battleships that were painted white and were sent around the world to patrol U.S. waters
  • Dollar Diplomacy

    a way to make the U.S. a world power