signing of the treaty of paris1.signed on September 3, 1783
2.ratified by the Congress of the Confederation on 14 January 1784 and by the King of Great Britain on 9 April 1784 .
3.The other combatant nations, France, Spain and the Dutch Republic had separate agreements
queen liliiokalani becomes queen of hawaii
- was the last monarch and only queen regant of hawaii
- she was also known as Lydia Kamakaʻeha 3.with the chosen royal name of Liliʻuokalani, and she was later named Kaolupoloni K. Dominis.
William Mcinley proclaims Hawaii and officacial state
- presided for Hawaii to become an official state 2.reelected in 1990. 3, Was assasenated
Matthew Perry sails a fleet to Japan
- was the commador of the US navy
- compelled the opening of Japan to the west of the Convenstion of kanagawa.
- was assigned the USS Revenge
William Seward buys Alaska
- purchaced Alaska on March 30, 1867.
- 586,412 milea of land was purchased 3.700,200,000 or 2 cents per acre
TR and rough riders charege san juan hill
- there were many hardships 2.The heights were a north-south running elevation about two kilometers east of Santiago de Cuba. 3.The names San Juan Hill and Kettle Hill were names given by the Americans.
USS maine is blown up1,The blowing up of the battleship USS Maaine was a big part in the war.
2.19th-century ship of the United States Navy, exploded and sank on February 15, 1898.
3. The cause of the exprostion is still unknown
William Mcinley declares war on spain begins spanish american war
- this small war led to big world power 2.it was a victory with possesions of the phillepeans 3.The brutal Spanish response turned American sympathies to the Cuban insurgents.
- ammendment to the Monroe doctrine 2.right of america to intervine in carribean affairs 3.catalyst for rooseevelt callavary with germna aggression
roosefelt sends great white fleet acrosss the world1.the United States also established a naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to ensure the safety of the Panama Canal, then under construction.
2.there was 16 battleships involved
3.They were USS Kearsarge (BB-5), USS Kentucky (BB-6), USS Illinois (BB-7), USS Alabama (BB-8), USS Maine (BB-10), USS Missouri (BB-11), USS Ohio (BB-12), USS Virginia (BB-13), USS Georgia (BB-15), USS New Jersey (BB-16), USS Rhode Island (BB-17), USS Connecticut (BB-18), USS Louisiana (BB-19), USS Vermont (BB-20), USS
woodrow Wilson elected President
- election was fought between 3 canadates 2.Wilson defeated Taft and Rosevelt
- Wilson won 42 percent of the popular vote
panama canal completed1.By the time the canal was completed, a total of 27,500 workmen are estimated to have died in the French and American efforts.
2.canal had many problems throughout the constuction
3.Since opening, the canal has been enormously successful, and continues to be a key conduit for international maritime trade.