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Imperialism debate 2011

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    • 1. Should the US have been an imperial nation?
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    • 3. CHINA PHILIPPINES HAWAII CUBA ROOSEVELT COROLLARY PANAMA DOLLAR DIPLOMACY MEXICO
    • 4. HAWAII
      • US wanted to secure a strong foothold in the Pacific
      • Christian missionaries, then sugar plantations
      • naval base in Pearl Harbor
      • White planters overthrew Queen Liliuokalani
      • US finally annexed Hawaii in 1898
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    • 12. CHINA AND THE OPEN DOOR
      • European countries divided weak China into spheres of influence
      • U.S. felt it was being squeezed out of China
      • Open Door Policy - all nations could trade freely in other nation’s spheres of influence
      • Chinese Boxers rebelled against foreigners – violent, put down by multinational forces
      • Second Open Door Policy -China’s independence and borders must be respected
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    • 18. THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR
      • Cuba was under Spanish rule
      • Americans were upset over Cuban revolt
      • American press reported biased accounts of the conflict
      • U.S.S. Maine explodes in Havana Harbor
      • US fights war in the Philippines and in Cuba
      • Cuba became an American protectorate
      • America gives Cuba independence (with some good stuff for the US)
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    • 20. http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/epo/spanexhib/IMAGE-drawing_of_star_in_east.html
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      • http://www.americanpresident.org/kotrain/courses/WM/gal_9.htm
    • 22. THE PHILIPPINES
      • US gained possession of the Philippines as a result of the Spanish American War
      • Many people opposed American control – Filipino and American
      • Emilio Aguinaldo led a revolt against American forces
      • Bloody revolt eventually stopped by American troops – very costly
      • US set up Philippines for eventual self rule
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    • 26. PANAMA
      • Panama was a Colombian province
      • US bought French canal lease for $40 million
      • Colombia rejected purchase
      • Panama revolted against Colombia (with support and intervention from US
      • US recognizes Panamanian independence, signs a new treaty with Panama for 10 mile strip of land
      • Panama Canal is built
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    • 34. ROOSEVELT COROLLARY
      • Roosevelt had a “big stick” policy
      • worried that instability in Caribbean would lead to European intervention
      • US would be a policeman in Latin America
      • TR gets US involved in Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba (again)
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      • http://www.britannica.com/elections/micro/509/96.html
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    • 38. DOLLAR DIPLOMACY
      • replace military interests with financial or business interests
      • intervene in other countries if American business interests were threatened
      • help to bring stability to the region
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    • 40. RELATIONS WITH MEXICO
      • US should base their foreign policy on moral principles
      • Civil War in Mexico
      • Wilson hoped that a revolutionary government under Huerta would fall
      • Wilson sent in troops to take over Veracruz
      • Pancho Villa led an uprising, came into US and killed 19 Americans
      • US troops tried to capture Villa for a year, without any luck
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    • 47. Should the US have been an imperial nation? Write a few paragraphs and tell me!

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