U.S. Imperialism in Latin America and the Pacific

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    office of President James Monroe

    This is the time President James Monroe was in office.
  • The Monroe Doctrine

    The Monroe Doctrine
    The Monroe Doctrine was created by James Monroe. It issued a proclamation that served as justification for U.S. intervention in hemispheric affairs. It said that Europeans couldn't do anything to the western lands and the U.S. was just a free trade region.
  • Alaska

    The U.S. purchased Alaska from Russia.
  • Hawai'i

    Hawai'i was a protectorate of the U.S. and U.S. businessmen establisheed highly productive sugarcane plantations
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    1st office of President Grover Cleveland

    The first term of President Grover Cleveland.
  • Hawaiian Kingdom's Survival

    Hawaiian Kingdom's Survival
    The Hawaiian Kingdoms survived untill planters and businessmen overthru the last monarch, Queen Lili'uokalani invvited the U.S. to annex Hawai'i but President Grover Cleveland didn't want to.
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    2nd office of President Grover Cleveland

    The second term of President Grover Cleveland.
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    office for President William McKinley

    President William McKinley term in office.
  • Hawai'i Annexation.

    Hawai'i Annexation.
    Hawai'i was annexed by President William McKinley.
  • U.S. Battleship Maine

    U.S. Battleship Maine
    The U.S. battleship Maine exploded and the U.S. suspected the Spanish so they declared war on Spain.
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    Spanish American War

    In the Spanish American War the Spanish lost and America won all of their land. The U.S. got Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guam, and Philippines. The U.S. military also occupied Cuba, Dominican Republic, Nicaraqua, Honduras, and Haiti to control them.
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    During the Spanish American war the U.S. and Filipino banded together against the Spanish. Then the Filipinos ralied against the Amercans until 1902 and sporadiclly until 1906. The conflict killed many people.
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    office of President Theodore Roosevelt

    President Theodore Roosevelt term in office. He also helped built the Panama Canal.
  • Colombia Revolt

    Colombia Revolt
    The U.S. helped the people in Colombia rebel to create Panama and in return they gave U.S. the right to create the Panama Canal.
  • Panama Canal

    Panama Canal
    The Panama Canal was completed and it strengthened both the military and economic power of the U.S.