United States Imperialism

  • Monroe Doctrine

    "The American continents, by the free and independent condition which they have assured and maintain, are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European powers. We should consider any attempt on their part to extend their system to any portion of this hemisphere as dangerous to our peace and safety."
  • Start of War between U.S. and Mexico

    Start of War between U.S. and Mexico
    The United States goes to war with mexico and ends up with mexican territory
  • War on Spain

    The United States delclares war on Spain blaming it for the destruction in Maine. U.S. controlls Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines.
  • Philippines

    Filipinos had been fighting the Spanish when the Americans defeated them in Cuba and Puerto Rico. On December 21, 1898, President William Mckinley announced his decision to keep the Philippines as an American possession in the Benevolent Assimilation Proclimation.
  • Platt Amendment

    Amendment that is made to grant America the ability to intervene in Cuba when it ses fit.
  • Panama Canal

    The U.S. sates work on the Panama Canal. The U.S. had been intersted in the Panama Canal for a long time, but once it began to be constructed, many workers got very sick and died.
  • United States Occupy Haiti

    United States Occupy Haiti
    The United states sends troops to Haiti to safeguard the corporations of the U.S. 330 U.S. marines were stationed.
  • Pancho VIlla

    Pancho VIlla
    The United States cordinate an attack on the revelutionary forces of Pancho villa.