United States Imperialism- Nina and Bridget

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    Mexican American War

    causes: texas breaks from Mexico and asks to be US state. US tries to but "New Mexico"
    results: US spreads from sea to shining sea
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    Spanish American War

    The Spanish American War was a conflict between the US and Cuba. Cuba wanted to gain independence from Spain. After the mysterious sinking of the US Marine boat the Maine, US called war on Cuba. US victory in the war created a peace treaty that had the the Spanish give away control of Cuba, and give control of Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines to the United States.
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
  • Chile Intervention

    Chile Intervention
    causes: US involvement in Chilean national affairs (War of the Pacific), Chile civil War, US company cuts telegraph lines for Chile government, brawl on USS Baltimore. Chile prosecutes a few Chilean and an American for involvement.
    Ultimatum: Calls it an attack on the US and calls for reperations and apology.
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    Cuba Intervention

    Spain loses control, the Platt Ammendment makes in so Cuba does not have complete control over themselves.
  • Cuba Intervention

    Cuba Intervention
  • Puerto Rico Intervention

    Puerto Rico Intervention
    The US interevened in Puerto Rico through military invvasion and territorial acquisition. The invasion was part of the Spanish-American War and then the United States gained control of the colony.
  • China

    China
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    China

    These Open Door Notes aimed to secure international agreement to the U.S. policy for international trade and commerce in China. In 1900, the Boxer Rebellion threatened the idea of the Open Door Policy. Together, the Open Door Notes outlined U.S. policy toward China and expressing U.S. hopes for cooperation with the other foreign powers with a stake in the region. Though, since the ideas were non-binding, the Notes did not prevent the United States from claiming terrioty in China.
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    Panama Canal Control

    The Hay-Pauncefote Treaty of 1901 permitied the United States to build and manage its own canal. After voting on the location, John Hay signed a treaty with the Colombian Foreign Minister Tomás Herrán saying the US could build the canal. But Colombian Congress rejected the offer. Roosevelt then sent warships to Panama City in support of Panamanian independence. Eventually, Colombia provided money for the canal, and the US guanrenteed Panamanian independence.
  • Panama Canal Control

    Panama Canal Control
  • Platt Ammendement

    Platt Ammendement
    Restricted Cuba's autonomy through financial and diplomatic means. This gave US control over Cuba.
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    Columbia Intervention

    Causes: US want access to a Panama Canal; Columbia declines
    Military intervention: US creates revolt, US navy steps in , railroad superintendent moves boxcars to prevent army from reaching panama city
    result: independent Panama, US gains access to Panama Canal
  • Russo Japanese War and the Treaty of Portsmouth

    Russo Japanese War and the Treaty of Portsmouth
    The Russo Japanese War was a war between the Russians and the Japanese on who gets control over Manchuria. The two nations could not come to an agreement by war so te Japanese asked U.S. President Roosevelt to negotiate a peace agreement. Roosevelt wanted both nations to have contol over parts of Northeast China, Though, Roosevelt worried about the consequences if Japan completly took over The Treaty gave Japan control of Korea and much of South Manchuria and Russia's control decreased.
  • Dominican Repulbic Intervention

    Dominican Repulbic Intervention
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    Dominican Republic Intervention

    Republic became bankrupt and a threat of European Intervention came. US appointed overseer to look at the financial crisis. They intervened through military and administrative means.
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    Cuba Intervention (#2)

    Thomas Estrada Palma takes office and a rebellion occurs. He appeals to the US to intervene in there government. A provisional government later took over. Cuba later development there own government.
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    Cuba Intervention (#3)

    US wants to disarm a rebellion and goes in without Cuba asking for help. US looking to expand there terriotorry in Cuba.
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    Nicaraguan Intervention

    From 1912-1925 the United States intervened in Nicaragua through occupation. A rebellion against the Nicaraguan government led to this intervention. A new election took place in 1924 that eventually led to US training and withdrawl from Nicaragua.
  • Mexican Military Intervention

    Mexican Military Intervention
    A bloody Mexican revolution broke out and the US public favored intervention. US navy and marines used experimental techniques and the US supplied the rebels.
  • Haiti

    Haiti
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    Haiti Intervention

    Instability in Haiti and the assasination of there president caused to US to intervene in order to stop the Europeans from taking over. The US occupied Haiti until 1934 when Haitian rebellion led to withdrawl
  • Mexican Intervention

    Mexican Intervention
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    Domincan Republic Intervention

    Instability caused inability to pay back debts to the United states. US sent marines to take control of the Dominican Republic. US chose a new presidernt to take control. Dominicans never got used to the occupiers. Also became unpopular in the United States.
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    Mexican Intervention

    Mexican Revolution continued. Mexicans invaded New Mexico killing Americans. US intervened militarialy but came up empty handed.
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    Cuba Intervention

    Uprising inspired by the Russian Revolution led to the US virtually controlling Cuban government in the interest of sugar.
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    Nicaraguan Intervention (#2)

    A revolution was breweing and the US was afraid of a repeat of Mexico. US remains in Nicaragua into 1933 when Somozo Garcia took control.