U.S. Economic Imperialism

  • Countries of Latin American

    Nearly all the countries of Latin America were ruled by caudillos.
  • Colonial Rule ended in Latin America

    Colonial rule ended in Latin America. Most Colonies had gained their independence.
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    U.S. Economic Imperialism

  • President James Monroe issued the 'Monroe Doctrine'

    President James Monroe issued what name to be called the 'Monroe Doctrine'. Until 1898 the U.S. did a little to enforce Monroe Doctrine.
  • Cuba Declared it's Independence

    Cuba declared it's independence and fought a ten-year war against Spain.
  • Transcontinental Railroad

    Transcontinental railroad connected it's east and west coasts.
  • Island In Ruins

    With the island in ruins, the Cubans gave up the fight.
  • U.S. Devolopment

    The U.S. had developed substantial business holdings in Cuba.
  • Jose Marti Returns

    Jose Marti, a writer who had been exiled from Cuba by the Spanish, returned to launch a second war for Cuban Independence.
  • U.S. Joined Cuban War

    The U.S. joined Cuban war for independence.
  • Canal's Locks

    Ships have been built to dimensions that will allow them to pass through the canal's locks
  • Cuba Won Independence

    Cuba won their independece. However the U.S. installed a military government and continued to use control over Cuban associations.
  • Panama Was Province of Colombia

    Panama was a province of Colombia. Theodore Roosevelt offered that country $ 10 million with an annual payment for the right to build a canal.
  • Panama Won Independence

    With help from the U.S. Navy, they won their country's independence.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Issued to the Monroe Doctrine

    Roosevelt issued a corollary, or extension, to the Monroe Doctrine. The Roosevelt Corollary gave the U.S. the right to be "an international police power" in the Western Hemisphere.
  • Panama Canal Finally Opened

    The Panama canal finally opened.