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Imperialism Timeline

  • Alfred Thayer Mahan

    Alfred Thayer Mahan
    Mahan published lecures on the influence of of sea power on history, which highly persuaded naval buildup which lead to world war I naval power in the US.
  • Alaska

    Alaska
    America annexed the land known as Alaska through an exchange with Russia to prove that the newly formed mainland could be seen as a global superpower.
  • Spanish-American War

    Spanish-American War
    A war between Americaa and Spain that ended the spanish rule of American territory.
  • Spanish-American War

    Spanish-American War
    The war, as result, helped gain the United States territory and other 3rd party goods along with their victory. As the loser in the war, Spain ceded Guam, Cuba, and Puerto Rico to the United States and exchanged the Philipines for twenty million.
  • Spanish-American War

    Spanish-American War
    The war between the two countries was not really seen as war other than an assault by America. Spain could not supply as many troops or aid to their territories.
  • Spanish-American War

    Spanish-American War
    Cuba was under the oppression of the Spanish and the US came to invade the territory to liberate the citizens which then sparked the war
  • Spanish-American War

    Spanish-American War
    Patriotism and militarism of the citizens of American was getting out of hand and the public hungered for war to show off the power that they thought the country had.
  • Spanish-American War

    Spanish-American War
    War against the spanish was slaughter and heavily imbalanced as Spanish troops were flitered out quickly and without much time they resorted to guerilla warfare in hopes of victory
  • Spanish-American War

    Spanish-American War
    Although turmoil and death plagued the philippines, the US prospered socially through the cooperation of citizens against the common enemy
  • Spanish-American War

    Spanish-American War
    The start of the imperialistic phase of the Americans which led to the cause of wars and battles throughout history
  • Philippine-American War

    Philippine-American War
    The war was a slaughte on part of the Amercans. The main troubles and disadvantages of the Philippines were the lack of external support, disease, shortage of food and supplies, and less military skill and planning in general.
  • Philippine-American War

    Philippine-American War
    After losing the war, the philippines suffered to lose their chance of independence under the forceable hand of America.
  • China

    China
    China, during the times of American imperialism, was being sanctioned off by other European countries when America decided to join the circles of engagement. After unfairly bullying China, the population struck back in the boxer rebellion.
  • China

    China
    After long, the Japanese sought ot become an individual and acknowledeable superpower
  • Big Stick Diplomacy

    Big Stick Diplomacy
    The policy of the diplomacy was for America to act as the global ¨police¨ when its true intentions were to protect its latin territories. This policy soon got out of hand and was used in cooperation with the monroe doctrine.
  • Big Stick Diplomacy

    Big Stick Diplomacy
    After the declaration of policing the western hemisphere, Roosevelt made a proposal to build the panama canal
  • Dollar Diplomacy

    Dollar Diplomacy
    Government policy of promoting the business interests of its citizens in other countries
  • World War I

    World War I
    As a result of the war, Germany was fined billions of dollars that would take decades to pay off for the damage caused by the war through everyones contribution. This was known as the treaty of versailles
  • World War I

    World War I
    The war was a consequence of the lack of consideration of resolvement from World War I
  • World War 1

    World War 1
    The assassination of Archduke Ferdinand led to the chain reaction of alliances form together to turn a small conflict into one of the dealiest wars of all time
  • World War I

    World War I
    Noting as one of the dealiest wars, these were the times were the machine gun, the poison gas, and aerial warfare were innovated to the standards of deathly requirements
  • World War I

    World War I
    The American people did not want to go into war because of the great economy that the country was in
  • World War I

    World War I
    The following war, World War 2, was a direct result of world war 1
  • World War I

    World War I
    In both world wars, Germany was seen at fault and was fighting on two fronts
  • Panama Canal

    Panama Canal
    The building of the canal was ten miles long and the idea of the canal dates back to as far as the 1500's
  • Panama Canal

    Panama Canal
    France originally attemtpted to build the canal and failed and then Roosevelt bought the canal from them. Columbia denied access to America and then the military was enforced by their decision
  • Mexico

    Mexico
    Mexico was loosely related to World War 2 by the occurrence of the Zimmerman note which proposed the return of Mexican land in America for their help in the war
  • The Red Scare

    The Red Scare
    The tensions between the Soviet Union and America that would soon lead towards the Cold War was the definition of the red scare
  • Hawaii

    Hawaii
    As a pacific island towards the middle of the Japan and America, these two countries fought over the control of these islands for the advantage of better control over the pacific. bases made war at the philipines easier.
  • Hawaii

    Hawaii
    Already as an interest to the Americans, sugar planters in the islands were losing business and money due tariffs and called in American support to overthrow the Hawaiian queen. During the Spanish-American War, Hawaii proveed as a great investment as naval base.
  • Hawaii

    Hawaii
    President Cleveland attempted to restore the throne to the queen but the American people were refusing his power to give up their land.