The Spanish first colonized Panama but when they lost control in 1821, America came in and imperialized Panama. This eventully led to the building of the canal
Mexicos loss of texas
As a result of the U.S. Mexican war, the united states won over texas from mexico
American Commodore Matthew Perry led his four ships into the harbor at Tokyo Bay, seeking to re-establish for the first time in over 200 years regular trade and discourse between Japan and the western world.
Russo american treaty
America gained alaska by exchanging 7 million dollars to russia.
Us access to sugar market in Hawaii
A treaty was signed between the U.S. and Hawaii that permitted US access to the Hawaiian sugarcane market.
Alfred Thayer Mahan-Sea power
He published The Influence of Sea Power upon history, a revolutionary analysis of the importance of naval power as a factor in the rise of the British Empire.
Reason for Spanish american war
a sense of outrage at another country's imperialism. Monroe doctrine defended this.
Treaty of Paris
After winning the Spanish american war the U.S. gets control of Guam puerto rico, and Philippians.
Battle of Manila Bay
Biggest success in battles for the Americans on the Spanish american war. It signified their growing strength
William Mckinlley takes office
The main factor that led to the U.S. intervening with Cuban affairs in the Spanish american war was the fact that when William took office he was a STRONG advocate for no neutrality.
The first battle of the Spanish-American War occurred in the Philippines.ultimatly taking over manila bay
The major land action of the Cuban Campaign occurred on July 1. This is where Americans overtook Santiago
Puerto Rico is the last factor.
"On July 25 a force under General Nelson A. Miles and his convoy of 3,300 soldiers and nine transports (escorted by the USS Massachusetts) moved into Puerto Rico against minor resistance — easily taking the island. The day after General Miles landed, the Spanish government sued for peace through the French ambassador in Washington. After negotiations lasting two weeks, an armistice was signed on August 12, less than four months after the war's beginning." -ushistory.com
Philippians war started!!
"On February 4, 1899, just two days before the U.S. Senate ratified the treaty, fighting broke out between American forces and Filipino nationalists led by Emilio Aguinaldo who sought independence rather than a change in colonial rulers"
Open door policy
a policy that enacted protection of equal privileges among countries trading with China and in support of Chinese territorial and administrative integrity.
"policy of attraction"
This was a policy enacted during the war with the Philippians in order to gain over their most important elites and put an end to the war peacfully.
Chinas boxer rebellion
An influential group that rebelled against the westerners from coming to china and trying to westernize and trade with them.
Big stick dipomacy
This was an effort brought around by Roosevelt that was basically just a policy that negotiations if they could not be brought around peacefully the first way with a country they would enact with force
Allowed United States intervention in Latin American business.
The war prayer was a piece written by twain that talked about his disgust about the imperialistic ways of the us after the Spanish American war.
The panama canal was bought in 1904 and then later designed to be used to ship trading between the Latin american countries and the us.
"Dollar diplomacy of the United States—particularly during President William Howard Taft's term— was 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." -wikipedia
The Mexican Revolution, which began in 1910, ended dictatorship in Mexico and established a constitutional republic. This then led to many diplomatic treaties between the newly independent mexico with the U.S.
During WW1 Hawaii was a port fro navy ships and it also contributed to drafted soldiers.
This was a German vessel that was at Hawaiis port when they first declared war against Germany. This ships was then overtaken and stored in Hawaii as "hostage"
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire fought against Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy, Romania, Japan and the United States.
Spark of WW1
The spark that really started WW1 was the assassination of Arch-Duke Ferdinand, the heir of Austria Hungry who was shot by a Serbian nationalist.
WEtern and Eastern Fronts
A big factor in WW1 was the fact that Germany was fgting on two fronts which is never a good thing.
The U.S. first started off WW1 with enacting the policy of neutrality from Woodrow Wilson. The U.S. didn't really join the fight until 1917
As a stalement had been drawn in europe with WW1 the allies tried to gain a victory against the ottoman empire but ended up loosing thousands of the soldiers to that battle, just to lose the war with them.
This Revolution brought a halt to Russias participation in WW1 because they were so busy with internal conflicts.
"A "Red Scare" is promotion of widespread fear by a society or state about a potential rise of communism." - Wikipedia