chanel chapter 9

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    Secretary of State William Seward arranged the purchase of Alaska from Russia.This purchase of resource rich territory turned out to be a great bargain for the U.S.
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    American planters in Hawaii staged a revolt over threats to their political and economic interests.They then overthrew the queen and set up their own government,with the help of us marines.
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    President McKinley demanded a withdrawl of spainsh forces.The spanish war american began because the spain refused.
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    This was the day the battle in Manila began.Commodore became instantly popular in the u.s for destroying the spanish fleet in this battle.
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    San Juan Hill, located just outside of santiago,Cuba was attacked by U.S troops.American ships destroyed the spanish fleet and on July 17,the city surrendered.
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    The u.s.m forces were able to take over Puerto Rico.Spain finally agreed to a truce and the war was over.
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    U.S. agreed to support a revolution on the Isthmus of Panama.The U.S. was granted rights to a 10-mile wide strip of land called the Canal Zone.
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    President Roosevelt put into effect the Roosevelt corollary.This doctrine prevented european intervention in Latin America and let the U.S. act as "policeman" in the region.
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    The work on the Panama Canal was finally completed.The canal cost was $352 million and more than 5000 workers died duing construction.