Imperialism

  • Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty

  • McKinley Tariff

  • Teller Admendment

    This stated that once Cuba won its independece from Spain, the United States would "leave the government and control of the Island to its people."
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    Spanish American War

    A war between Spain and the United States in 1898, as a result of which Spain ceded Puerto Rico, the Philippine Islands, and Guam to the United States and abandoned all claim to Cuba, which became independent in 1902.
  • Annexation of Hawaii

    During the Spanish-American War, American expansionist fever was at a pitch, and political leaders were fearful that the islands might be annexed by Japan, so when President McKinley called for a joint resolution of Congress, it easily passed. Hawaii officially became a U.S.territory in 1900
  • Roosevelt Corollary-

    to the Monroe Doctrine, asserting that the U.S. might intervene in the affairs of an American republic threatened with seizure or intervention by a European country.
  • Spanish American War

    A war between Spain and the United States in 1898, as a result of which Spain ceded Puerto Rico, the Philippine Islands, and Guam to the United States and abandoned all claim to Cuba, which became independent in 1902.
  • The Boxer Rebellion

    In the spring of 1900 the Boxers attacked Western missionaries and traders in northern China, killing more then 200 people.
  • Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty

    was a treaty signed on November 18, 1903, by the United States and Panama, that established the Panama Canal Zone and the subsequent construction of the Panama Canal. It was named after its two primary negotiators, Phillipe Bunau-Varilla, the French diplomatic representative of Panama, and United States Secretary of State John Hay.
  • Roosevelt Corollary

  • The Great White Fleet

    The Great White Fleet was the popular nickname for the United States Navy battle fleet that completed a circumnavigation of the globe from 16 December 1907 to 22 February 1909 by order of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt. ...
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    The Great White Fleet

    The Great White Fleet was the popular nickname for the United States Navy battle fleet that completed a circumnavigation of the globe by order of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt.
  • Dollar Diplomacy

    William H. Taft expanded U.S. influence in Latin America. Taft favored "subsitituting dollars for bullets" -- economic influence for military force -- as a means if protecting U.S. intrests in Latin America and Aisa. This policy came to be called Dollar Diplomacy.
  • U.S. and the Panama Canal

  • Annexation of the Philippines-

    an armed conflict between a group of Filipino revolutionaries and the United States which arose from the struggle of the First Philippine Republic to gain independence following annexation by the United States