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  • Alaska

    Secretary of State William Seward bought Alaska from Russia for $7.2 Million Russia
  • china-chinese exclusion act

    china-chinese exclusion act
    Denied any additional Chinese laborers to enter the country while allowing students and merchants to immigrate.
  • takeover of hawaii

    takeover of hawaii
    American settlers took control of Hawaii by 1887, US leased a naval base at Pearl Harbor, Oahu
  • Hawaii (Annexation of Hawaii)

    Hawaii (Annexation of Hawaii)
    n 1893, American settlers aided the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarch, Queen Liliuokalani. President Cleveland opposed imperialism and blocked Republican efforts to annex Hawaii. The outbreak of war in the Philippines gave Congress and McKinley the pretext to complete annexation in July 1898. Hawaii became a territory of the U.S. in 1900 and the fiftieth state in the Union in August 1959
  • Hawaii and U.S. intrest

    Hawaii and U.S. intrest
    American settlers aided in overthrowing Queen Liliuokalani. Cleveland however opposed Rep. efforts to annex Hawaii. The fight in the Philippines gave McKinley the pretext to complete annexation in 1898. Was wanted for raw goods.
  • causes of spanish american war(2)

    causes of spanish american war(2)
    jingoism - an intense form of nationalism calling for aggressive foreign policy
  • spanish-american war (1)

    spanish-american war (1)
    US and Spain in Cuba and the Philippines. It lasted less than 3 months and resulted in Cuba's independence as well as the US annexing Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines.
  • yellow journalism- spanish american war (3)

    yellow journalism- spanish american war (3)
    William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer published sensational stories and used this form of journalism to promote the Spanish-American War.
  • teller amendment-spanish american war (4)

    teller amendment-spanish american war (4)
    Congressional promise "to leave the govt. and control of the Cuban Island to its people" at the end of the Spanish-American War.
  • treaty of paris-Spanish-american war (5)

    treaty of paris-Spanish-american war (5)
    treaty that ended the Spanish American war. Provided that Cuba be free from Spain.
  • de lomme letter-Spanish-american (6)

    de lomme letter-Spanish-american (6)
    He had called McKinley weak and bitter. It was played up by the yellow journalists. was considered a Spanish insult against the U.S.
  • start of spanish-american war (7)

    start of spanish-american war (7)
    mysterious explosion sank the battleship USS Maine in Havana Harbor, triggering a war between the United States and Spain. The Maine had come to Cuba to protect American citizens while Cuban revolutionaries were fighting to win independence from Spain.
  • open door policy-china (2)

    open door policy-china (2)
    under which ALL nations would have equal opportunities to trade in China.
  • philippene- American war (2)

    philippene- American war (2)
    The Philippine-American War, 1899–1902. After its defeat in the Spanish-American War of 1898 , Spain ceded its longstanding colony of the Philippines to the United States in the Treaty of Paris. ... As many as 200,000 Filipino civilians died from violence, famine, and disease.
  • philippene -american war

    philippene -american war
    Philippine-American War, a war between the United States and Filipino revolutionaries from 1899 to 1902, an insurrection that may be seen as a continuation of the Philippine Revolution against Spanish rule.
  • big stick diplomacy(1)

    big stick diplomacy(1)
    big stick diplomacy. International negotiations backed by the threat of force. The phrase comes from a proverb quoted by Theodore Roosevelt, who said that the United States should “Speak softly and carry a big stick.”
  • big stick diplomacy (2)

    big stick diplomacy (2)
    Big Stick policy, in American history, policy popularized and named by Theodore Roosevelt that asserted U.S. domination when such dominance was considered the moral imperative
  • Philippine Insurrection- Spanish-american war (7)

    Philippine Insurrection- Spanish-american war (7)
    Emilio Aguinaldo helped Americans fight Spain only to turn on them once free. In 1901, Aguinaldo surrendered which greatly hurt the Filippino cause.
  • spanish-American war (8)

    spanish-American war (8)
    The US blamed a Spanish mine. McKinley gave the OK for war, and by April, both the US and Spain had declared war. In order to assure the world that it was fighting only for the good of Cuba and not for colonial gain, the US passed the Teller Amendment, which promised to make Cuba independent after the war was over.
  • panama canal

    panama canal
    The Panama Canal is an artificial waterway that stretches across Panama, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. It was championed by Theodore Roosevelt and built between 1904 and 1914.
  • dollar diplomacy

    dollar diplomacy
    Dollar Diplomacy, foreign policy created by U.S. Pres. William Howard Taft (served 1909–13) and his secretary of state, Philander C. Knox, to ensure the financial stability of a region while protecting and extending U.S. commercial and financial interests there. It grew out of Pres. Theodore Roosevelt’s peaceful intervention in the Dominican Republic, where U.S. loans had been exchanged for the right to choose the Dominican head of customs (the country’s major revenue source).
  • Alfred Thayer Mahan

    Alfred Thayer Mahan
    American naval officer and historian who was a highly influential exponent of sea power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries
  • tampico incident-mexico (1)

    tampico incident-mexico (1)
    us was sending money to revolutionaries blockade mexico hereunto arrests Americans-ABC mediation Mexicans didn't apologize to us
  • Wilson's Neutrality in WW1(1)

    Wilson's Neutrality in WW1(1)
    wanted to stay neutral and disentangled with European issues; as a neutral nation US traded with countries from both sides until Germany thought US trade favored Brits, and launched submarine attacks
  • clayton act-panal canal (2)

    clayton act-panal canal (2)
    Treaty between U.S. and Great Britain agreeing that neither country would try to obtain exclusive rights to a canal across the Isthmus of Panama.
  • tampico incident-mexico 2

    tampico incident-mexico 2
    us was sending money to revolutionaries blockade mexico hereunto arrests Americans-ABC mediation Mexicans didn't apologize to us
  • Women and WW1 (2)

    Women and WW1 (2)
    as men go off to war, women enter workforce on a great scale and helped the united states dramatically
  • . Lusitania Sinks WWI 6

    . Lusitania Sinks WWI 6
    The sinking of the Cunard ocean liner RMS Lusitania occurred on Friday, 7 May 1915 during the First World War, as Germany waged submarine warfare against the United Kingdom which had implemented a naval blockade of Germany. The ship was identified and torpedoed by the German U-boat U-20 and sank in 18 minutes.
  • Germany Limits Submarines. ... WWI 8

    Germany Limits Submarines. ... WWI 8
    Germany agrees to limit its submarine warfare. ... A string of German attacks on merchant ships—culminating in the sinking of the British passenger ship Lusitania on May 7, 1915—led President Wilson to put pressure on the Germans to curb their navy.Nov 5, 2009
  • WWI

    On April 22, 1915, German forces shock Allied soldiers along the western front by firing more than 150 tons of lethal chlorine gas against two French colonial divisions at Ypres, Belgium. This was the first major gas attack by the Germans, and it devastated the Allied line.Feb 9, 2010
  • War Industry Board (3)

    War Industry Board (3)
    Created during WWI to control agricultural and industrial production to ensure that all of the Allies would be well-supplied. It was slow and inefficient
  • Treaty of Versailles (4)

    Treaty of Versailles (4)
    was the most important of the peace treaties that brought World War I to an end. The Treaty ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers.
  • Japanese Invasion of Manchurian

    Japanese Invasion of Manchurian
    U.S. does nothing even though invasion violates open door policy
  • red scare

    red scare
    As the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States intensified in the late 1940s and early 1950s, hysteria over the perceived threat posed by Communists in the U.S. became known as the Red Scare. (Communists were often referred to as “Reds” for their allegiance to the red Soviet flag.)