America Imperialism Ali Carmichael

  • McKinley Tariff

    This Tariff kept all goods within the country and increased the amount of goods being made. It was later lift about 4 years later.
  • Teller Amendment

    Cogress recognized Cuba's independence from Spain and voted to use US Military force to help Cuba maintain their independence. Also, once Cuba won full independence from Spain the US would leave Cuba to govern themselves.
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    Spanish American War

    A blood war over Spains control on smaller islands in the Caribean. The US help Cuba and the Phillippines stand up to Spain and helped them both gain full control of their countries. Both countries won but also lost many lives in the process. The Philippines paid the US $20 million for the help they gave to them throughout the war.
  • Annexation of Hawaii

    Annexation of Hawaii
    In July of 1897 Hawaii was granted self-governance and became the Territory of Hawaii. Even though most of Hawaii's population disagreed with the governments vote to do so.
  • The Boxer Rebellion

    The Boxer Rebellion
    Boxers attacked Western Missionaries and traders in northern china, killing more than 200 people. In Augaust after many weeks of fighting international forces rescued the foreigners.
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    U.S. and the Panama Canal

    From the early stages of planning until the first passage through the Canal the US stayed with the building of the canal the whole time. The Us believed that a canal was needed though Central America so when traveling ships did not need to go around South America. The building took many years and tons of man hours.
  • Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty

    Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty
    This gave the United States complete control over a 10-mile Canal zone to build the Panama Canal.
  • Roosevelt Corollary

    It stated that if a country keeps order and pays its obligations that country doesn't need to fear the US interfering with its government.
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    The Great Whie Fleet

    Roosevelt sent a fleet of US warships on a world wide curise to keep order.
  • Dollar Diplomacy

    "Substituting dollars for bullets" meaning instead of using military force to help other countries but rather to help them with economic aid instead.
  • Annexation of the Philippines

    After setting up a government system for the Philippines the US government allowed them to become their own running country and to have full independence.