APUSH 7 Imperialism and WW1

  • Missionaries (Hawaii)

    Missionaries (Hawaii)
    The first New England missionaries reached Hawaii in 1820
  • Alaska Purchase (Alaska)

    Alaska Purchase (Alaska)
    Secretary of State William Seward bought Alaska from Russia for $7.2 Million
  • Influence of Sea Power Upon History (Alfred Thayer Mahan)

    Influence of Sea Power Upon History (Alfred Thayer Mahan)
    Alfred Thayer Mahan wrote the book arguing that control of the sea was key to world dominance
  • Sugar Plantations (Hawaii)

    Sugar Plantations (Hawaii)
    Sugar imports from Hawaii became less profitable with the McKinley Tariff
  • Cuban Revolt (Spanish-American War)

    Cuban Revolt (Spanish-American War)
    Cuban insurrectos burned sugar canefields believing that if they destroyed enough of Cuba, Spain might abandon Cuba or the United States might help the Cubans with their independence
  • Spanish Armistice (Spanish-American War)

    Spanish Armistice (Spanish-American War)
    On August 12, 1898, Spain signed an armistice
  • Yellow Journalism (Spanish-American War)

    Yellow Journalism (Spanish-American War)
    William R. Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer used "yellow journalism" to inflate the anger of the American people
  • Teller Amendment (Spanish-American War)

    Teller Amendment (Spanish-American War)
    He conceded to the American people, and he sent his war message to Congress on April 11, 1898
  • The Maine (Spanish-American War)

    The Maine (Spanish-American War)
    The American ship, Maine blew up in the Havana port. The Spanish claimed it was an accident (spontaneous combustion in one of the coal bunkers), while the Americans claimed that Spain had sunk it
  • Puerto Rico (Spanish-American War)

    Puerto Rico (Spanish-American War)
    The advancing American army caused the Spanish fleet to retreat from the Santiago harbor
  • Hawaii Annexation (Hawaii)

    Hawaii Annexation (Hawaii)
    In 1893, Americans successfully overthrew the Queen. Most Hawaiians did not want to be annexed
  • "Rough Riders" (Spanish-American War)

    "Rough Riders" (Spanish-American War)
    The "Rough Riders," was a regiment of American volunteers that was commanded by Colonel Leonard Wood
  • Philippine Rebellion (Philippine-American War)

    Philippine Rebellion (Philippine-American War)
    Filipinos started a rebellion against the occupying American forces
  • Paris (Spanish-American War)

    Paris (Spanish-American War)
    Spanish+Americans met in Paris to discuss the end of the war,America got Guam and Puerto Rico,Philippines were hard
  • Philippine Commission (Philippine-American War)

    Philippine Commission (Philippine-American War)
    President McKinley appointed the Philippine Commission in 1899 to set up a Filipino government
  • Open Door Note (China)

    Open Door Note (China)
    Urged foreign powers to respect China's commercial rights
  • Boxer Rebellion (China)

    Boxer Rebellion (China)
    The Chinese called the "Boxers" killed hundreds of foreigners and a multinational force has to come in and stop the rebellion
  • Hay-Pauncefote Treaty (Panama Canal)

    Hay-Pauncefote Treaty (Panama Canal)
    Allowed the U.S. to build and fortify the canal
  • Panama Revolution (Big Stick Diplomacy)

    Bunau-Varilla on behalf of U.S. helped organized this country rebellion against Columbia to gain independence
  • Big Stick Diplomacy (Big Stick Diplomacy)

    Big Stick Diplomacy (Big Stick Diplomacy)
    The policy held by Teddy Roosevelt in foreign affairs
  • Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty (Panama Canal)

    Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty (Panama Canal)
    Gave the U.S. control over a 10-mile radius around the Panama Canal
  • Dollar Diplomacy (Dollar Diplomacy)

    Dollar Diplomacy (Dollar Diplomacy)
    Taft encouraged Wall Street Bankers to invest in foreign areas of strategic interest of the United States
  • Mexican Revolution (Mexico)

    Mexican Revolution (Mexico)
    The Mexican President was murdered and replaced by General Victoriano Huerto, a brutal dictator
  • World War 1 Begins (World War 1)

    World War I broke out when the heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary was murdered by a Serb patriot
  • Neutrality Proclamation (World War 1)

    Neutrality Proclamation (World War 1)
    President Wilson issued the neutrality proclamation at the outbreak of WWI
  • Tampico Incident (Mexico)

    Tampico Incident (Mexico)
    A small group of American sailors was accidentally captured by the Mexicans, so Wilson demanded that the Navy seize control of the port of Vera Cruz
  • Sinking of the Lusitania, Arabic and Sussex (World War 1)

    Sinking of the Lusitania, Arabic and Sussex (World War 1)
    Germany started using submarines in war one of Germany's submarines sunk British, Lusitania, killing 128 Americans
  • Zimmerman note (World War 1)

    Zimmerman note (World War 1)
    German foreign secretary, Arthur Zimmermann secretly proposed a German-Mexican alliance with the Zimmermann note
  • Germany Announces Unrestricted Submarine Warfare (World War 1)

    Germany Announces Unrestricted Submarine Warfare (World War 1)
    Germany announced its decision to wage unrestricted submarine warfare on all ships
  • Wilson's 14 Points (World War 1)

    Wilson's 14 Points (World War 1)
    Wilson delivered his Fourteen Points Address to Congress on January 8, 1918
  • League of Nations (World War 1)

    League of Nations (World War 1)
    It would contain an assembly with seats for all nations and a council to be controlled by the great powers
  • Red Scare (Red Scare)

    Red Scare (Red Scare)
    Fear of Russia swept across the country in the years following the communist Bolshevik revolution of 1917
  • Pearl Harbor (Japan)

    Pearl Harbor (Japan)
    Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and the U.S. initiated war on them, leading the Italy and Germany declaring war on the U.S., who then declared war back on them