The U.S acquired HawaiiSugar stated to be expensive in Hawaii compared to the U.S. the queen decided that it would be best if she would let the white minority take control. The queen was later overthrown and the U.S took Hawaii over.
The U.S gained control of Canal Zone in Panama
Manifest destinyThis was a time of imperialism when America expanded. They felt like it was their destiny to get the land that they were going after. This was mainly the idea of land expansion for the U.S.