• Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    The monroe doctrine cat the united states as protector of the western hemisphere.
  • Jose Marti

    Jose Marti
    Joined against revolt against cuba's spanish rulers when he was just 15 years old. He was banished to spain because of his actions. He left cuba, then was banished again to spain.
  • William Randolph Hearst

    William Randolph Hearst
    He was a journalists who was part of being a "yellow" journalists.
  • Japan

    china marked its emergence as an imperial power. Just 41 years earlier Japan ended its almost complete isolation from the rest of the world.
  • USS Maine

    USS Maine
    was sent to havana,cuba to protect U.S. lives and property. On Feburary 15th, the "Maine" blew up killing 260 sailors.
  • Emilio Aguinaldo

    Emilio Aguinaldo
    He led the filipino patriots. They faught for independence for two years.
  • Rough Riders

    Rough Riders
    College Athletes,cowboys,American Indians, and ranchers, the unit was known as "Rough Riders".
  • Open-Door Policy

    Open-Door Policy
    Gave all nations equal access to trade and investment in china.
  • PLATT Amendment

    PLATT Amendment
    The amendmetn limited cubas freedom to make treaties with other countries and authorized the united states to intervene cuban affairs as it saw necessary.
  • Yellow Jounralists

    Yellow Jounralists
    Journalists who spread lies about cuba and so they went to war. It was also to promote the war.
  • Panama Canal

    Panama Canal
    Having interests in both the carribean and the pacific the united states wanted to cut the travel time between the seas. Traveling around the south america tok several weeks. The united states proposed digging a canal across central america.
  • Roosevelt Corollary

    Roosevelt Corollary
    Fearing that the Europeans would us force to collect the loans,he issued Roosevelt Corollary to the monroe doctrine.
  • Dollar Diplomacy

    Taft favored "substituing dollars fr bullets" economic influence for the mililtary firce as a means of protecting U.S. interests in Latin America and asia. This policy became known as dollar diplomacy
  • Imperialism

    the quest for colonial empires had led these three nations to the brink of war. Imperialism was driven by a need for markets and raw materials as well as the desire for power and prestige.