Foreign Policy circa 1900
<ul><li>U.S. will not interfere with  existing  countries/colonies in Western Hemisphere,  BUT  will view European attempt...
<ul><li>Spain claimed Puerto Rico in 1493 & Cuba in 1511 </li></ul>What happened to the Monroe Doctrine? <ul><li>1898 ~ U....
President from 1897-1901 William McKinley
<ul><li>U.S. Imperialism increased </li></ul>William McKinley <ul><li>Acquired territories during Spanish American War </l...
President from 1901-1909 Theodore Roosevelt
<ul><li>“ Big Stick” Policy </li></ul>Theodore Roosevelt “ Speak softly and carry a big stick.”
<ul><li>“ Big Stick” Policy </li></ul>Theodore Roosevelt
<ul><li>“ Big Stick” Policy </li></ul>Theodore Roosevelt <ul><li>Roosevelt Corollary  to the Monroe Doctrine (1904) </li><...
<ul><li>Panama Canal </li></ul>Theodore Roosevelt <ul><li>1901 ~ U.S. had a modern navy & bases in the Pacific & Caribbean...
<ul><li>Panama Canal </li></ul>Theodore Roosevelt <ul><li>Canal would reduce travel time </li></ul><ul><li>Allow better pr...
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  • Oct. 29 Notes (Foreign Policy circa 1900)

    1. 1. Foreign Policy circa 1900
    2. 2. <ul><li>U.S. will not interfere with existing countries/colonies in Western Hemisphere, BUT will view European attempts to create new colonies there as hostile attacks on the U.S. ( 1823 ) </li></ul>What happened to the Monroe Doctrine?
    3. 3. <ul><li>Spain claimed Puerto Rico in 1493 & Cuba in 1511 </li></ul>What happened to the Monroe Doctrine? <ul><li>1898 ~ U.S. acquired Cuba & Puerto Rico </li></ul><ul><li>Shows growth of U.S. imperialism in West. Hem. </li></ul>
    4. 4. President from 1897-1901 William McKinley
    5. 5. <ul><li>U.S. Imperialism increased </li></ul>William McKinley <ul><li>Acquired territories during Spanish American War </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted to “civilize” the Philippines & use it for a naval base </li></ul>
    6. 6. President from 1901-1909 Theodore Roosevelt
    7. 7. <ul><li>“ Big Stick” Policy </li></ul>Theodore Roosevelt “ Speak softly and carry a big stick.”
    8. 8. <ul><li>“ Big Stick” Policy </li></ul>Theodore Roosevelt
    9. 9. <ul><li>“ Big Stick” Policy </li></ul>Theodore Roosevelt <ul><li>Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine (1904) </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. had the right to protect its econ. interests in the West. Hem. through mil. interventions </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>Panama Canal </li></ul>Theodore Roosevelt <ul><li>1901 ~ U.S. had a modern navy & bases in the Pacific & Caribbean </li></ul><ul><li>Naval officers wanted a canal thru Central America to connect the Atlantic & Pacific Oceans </li></ul>
    11. 11. <ul><li>Panama Canal </li></ul>Theodore Roosevelt <ul><li>Canal would reduce travel time </li></ul><ul><li>Allow better protection of U.S. territory </li></ul><ul><li>Promote foreign trade </li></ul>
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