signing of the treaty of paris1.Because of this it formally ended the American Revolutionary War between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the United States of America
2.The other combatant nations, France, Spain and the Dutch Republic had separate agreements; for details of these
3. made peace with britian
matthew perry sails a fleet of ships to japan1.went to churi castle
2.Politics Behind the Decision to Open Japan to United State Trade
3 went to open up trade with japan and the us
william seward buys alaska1.William Henry Seward was secretary of state under President Abraham Lincoln when he began negotiating a deal for the United States to buy Alaska from Russia for $7.2 million--or 2 cents an acre.
2.During Lincoln's presidency, he began negotiating the purchase of Alaska,
3.the third Alaska Territorial Legislature created Seward's Day to mark the signing of the treaty
queen Liluokalani becomes queen of hawaii1.She became queen at age 50 when King Kalakaua died on January 17, 1891
2.Liliuokalani was unpopular among Hawaii residents who wanted to become part of the United State
3, She was deposed on January 17, 1893
uss maine is blown up1.The blowing up of the battleship USS Maine in Havana harbor on the evening of 15 February was a critical event on the road to that war
2.Tensions between Spain and the United States rose out of the attempts by Cubans to liberate their island from the control of the Spanish.
3.In order to understand the role the ship's destruction played in the start of the war, one must know the context in which the event took place.
william mconly preclamed hawaii an official state1.the event marked end of a lengthy internal struggle between native Hawaiians and white American businessmen for control of the Hawaiian government
2.Hawaiian islands were formally annexed by the United States in 1898
3.the Hawaiian islands remained a U.S. territory until 1959, when they were admitted to statehood as the 50th state
rosevelt sends great white fleet across the world1.16 battleships of the US Atlantic Fleet, all painted white, save for gilded bows
2.The idea of sending the new battle fleet around the world was the brainchild of the energetic "Teddy" Roosevelt, former colonel of the Rough Riders
3.In 1904, the United States also established a naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
tr + rough riders charge san juan hill
william mcenleydeclares war on spain and begins spainish american war
progressive party forms
1912 presidental election1.woodrow won
2.teddy ran under the progressve party
3.william howrad taft ran as republican canidate
panama canal is completed1.a total of 27,500 workmen are estimated to have died in the French and American efforts.
2.A ship sailing from New York to San Francisco via the canal travels 9,500 km (6,000 miles), well under half the 22,500 km (14,000 miles) route around Cape Horn.[1
3.The Panama Canal is a ship canal which joins the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific ocean