Part 1 Imperialism and WWI (1890-1945)

  • Alfred Thayer Mahan

    Alfred Thayer Mahan
    He wrote the influence of sea power uopn history. and the inflence of sea power uopn the french revolution and empire.
  • Spanish- American War 1

    Spanish- American War 1
    The U.S. Congress declares war on Spain.
  • Spanish-American War 8

    Spanish-American War 8
    The Treaty of Paris is signed by representatives from the U.S. and Spain. After extensive debate, the treaty is ratified by the U.S. senate on February 6, 1899. Under the treaty, the U.S. acquires control over Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Philippines.
  • Spanish-American War 2

    Spanish-American War 2
    In the first battle between Spanish and American Forces, U.S. Commodore Dewey and his Asiatic squadron defeat the Spanish fleet at Manila Bay in the Philippines.
  • Spanish-American War 4

    Spanish-American War 4
    U.S. forces defeat the Spanish at the Battle of San Juan Heights.
  • Spanish-American War 5

    Spanish-American War 5
    U.S. forces destroy the Spanish Fleet off Santiago Bay, Cuba.
  • Spanish-American War 6

    Spanish-American War 6
    The Spanish surrender at Santiago.
  • Spanish-American War 7

    Spanish-American War 7
    the U.S. and Spain sign the Protocol of Peace, ending hostilities between the two.
  • Spanish-American War 3

    Spanish-American War 3
    U.S. troops land in Cuba.
  • Hawaii

    Hawaii
    Hawaii becomes US Territory.
  • China

    China
    Boxer Siege (Boxer Rebellion) of Beijing; lifted by eight allied armies. A year later Boxer Protocol signed.
  • Big Stick Diplomacy

    Big Stick Diplomacy
    while he was still the governor of New York, Roosevelt cited his fondness for a West African proverb, “Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.” The phrase was also used later by Roosevelt to explain his relations with domestic political leaders and his approach to such issues as the regulation of monopolies and the demands of trade unions.
  • Big Stick Diplomacy

    Big Stick Diplomacy
    Roosevelt`s tenure as vice-president was cut short by McKinley`s asassination in September 1901. Mark Hanna lamented that "that damned cowboy is president now," giving expression to the fears of many old line Republicans.
  • Philippine-American War

    Philippine-American War
    The Spanish–American War begins. War is declared by the United States and Spain.
  • Panama Canal

    Panama Canal
    The United States purchases the railroad from the French and rebuilds it on higher ground and with a heavier gage line. The use of the railroad proves to be the lifeline in the building of the Panama Canal. Two hundred train loads of dirt removed every day from the work sites. The railroad also transports materials and labor. In addition, the trains serve as sleeping quarters for workers and pay cars.
  • Panama Canal

    Panama Canal
    A railroad specialist named John Stevens took over as chief engineer in July 1905 and immediately addressed the workforce issues by recruiting West Indian laborers.
  • Mexico

    Mexico
    The Mexican Revolution begins when Madero issues the Plan of San Luis Potosí, promising democracy, federalism, agrarian reform and worker’s rights and declaring war on the Díaz regime
  • Alaska

    Alaska
    The Us paid Russia 7.2 millon dollars so that president johnson can make it a state. Soon later, Alaska was without any formal government. First the area was presided over by the War Department, then the U.S. Treasury, and then the Navy Department. Finally, in 1884, Congress passed the first Organic Act, which defined Alaska as a civil and judicial district and allowed for a governor, a code of laws, and a federal court. It was passed again in 1912 by congress
  • Dollar Diplomacy

    Dollar Diplomacy
    a form of American foreign policy to further its aims in Latin America and East Asia through use of its economic power by guaranteeing loans made to foreign countries
  • China

    China
    World War I begins. China is allied with United States and Great Britain.
  • World War One-1

    World War One-1
    Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand
  • World War One-2

    World War One-2
    Germany delcares war with Russia and France
  • World War One-3

    World War One-3
    Battle of Ypres
  • world war i-4

    world war i-4
    Farman MF-11 carries out first night bombing raid
  • Philippine-American War

    Philippine-American War
    the Jones Act promised the nation eventual independence.
  • Mexico

    Mexico
    Mexico remains neutral throughout World War I, despite efforts by Germany to enlist the country as an ally.
  • Japan

    Japan
    World War I. Japan is allied with the U.S. and Great Britain.
  • world war one 5

    world war one 5
    Allied forces capture the Hindenburg Line
  • world war one 6

    world war one 6
    Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany abdicates
  • world war one 7

    world war one 7
    Treaty of Versailles signed
  • Hawaii

    Hawaii
    President Roosevelt was the first US President to visit Hawaii
  • Red Scare

    Red Scare
    is promotion of widespread fear by a society or state about a potential rise of communism, anarchism, or radical leftism. The term is most often used to refer to two periods in the history of the United States with this name.
  • Hawaii

    Hawaii
    Pearl Harbor- the United States declared war on Japan and entered World War II.