U.S Imperialism

  • Midway Island 1867

  • Congo Conference 1885

    Congo Conference 1885
    U.S persuades European powers to agree to freedom of trade and ambition of slave trade in central Africa
  • Pearl Harbor 1887

    Pearl Harbor 1887
    Hawaii gives U.S exclusive rights to build a naval base.
  • Samoa, 1889-1899

    Samoa, 1889-1899
    Hurricane destroys U.S British, and German ships, preventing armed cash over control of Samoa. Ten years later, the U.S splits islands with Germany
  • Bering Sea, 1893

    Bering Sea, 1893
    International tribunal denies U.S claims to exclusive rights to waters of Bering Sea
  • Puerto Rico 1898

    Puerto Rico 1898
    own by the U.S
  • Hawaiian Islands 1898

    Hawaiian Islands 1898
  • Guam 1898

  • Philippine Islands 1898

  • Open Door Policy, 1899

    Open Door Policy, 1899
    U.S aims to prevent foreign powers in China from shutting out the United States from Chinese markets.
  • Wake Island 1899

  • Alaskan Boundary Crisis 1902-1903

    Alaskan Boundary Crisis 1902-1903
    After gold is discovered in Klondike , Candians want to redraw boundary to Alaskan Panhandle. A tribunal settles in favor of U.S
  • Panama Canal Zone 1903

    Panama Canal Zone 1903
  • Big Stick Diplomacy, 1904

    Big Stick Diplomacy, 1904
    Roosevelt sends warships to Morocco when local authorities detain a Greek citizen with disputed U.S citizenship
  • Algeciras Conference 1906

    Algeciras Conference 1906
    Roosevelt offers U.S. "good offices" to settle Franco-German differences over Morocoo