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Day 5 power point

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Day 5 power point

  1. 1. WELCOME!You will not need your textbook today!
  2. 2. CHARACTER QUOTESEXAMPLE:“Believe you can and youre halfway there.” • Optimistic • Believes in human progress
  3. 3. PRELIMINARY PERSONALITYQUOTESPROFILEHe was the type of person who righteousness; but if can do is#2 ––“Generally peace tells fora__________________. far.”the #3 –– “Far and awayanddecision, the best you will offer is is thingto gothere #4 ––“The mostcaresof carryprize stick; your feetformula #8 “In“Keep softlyeyes onsingleyou know, untilyou avoid any moment the best #6 #7–“Nobodyhit at all if itmuchbigthat life has thetoonknowof #5 “Speak yourthathow isthing ______________________. – “Dont theour is the possible due and to honorably #1rightbetweenimportantfavoredingredient in isthey first theHis wordschance thework hard at work worth doing.” the showed two, then heconflict thing, the next bestthe stars, and faithfulness thing, to how much to get along wrong success is knowingbut never care.” with people.” hitting; how you hit soft.” ground.” is nothing.”He seemed toworst thing yourighteousness.” the cause of can do be _____________________________________. #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 #8
  4. 4. THEODOREROOSEVELTBIG STICKS AND THE PANAMA CANAL
  5. 5. PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT“SPEAKSOFTLY ANDCARRY ABIG STICK;YOU WILLGO FAR.”
  6. 6. ASSASSINATION OFPRESIDENT MCKINLEYMcKinley won a second term inthe 1900 election with Rooseveltas his running mate.On September 6, 1901 whilevisiting Buffalo New York, LeonCzolgosz, an anarchist whoopposed all forms ofgovernment, attacked McKinleywho dies a few days later.Roosevelt assumed thePresidency.
  7. 7. ROOSEVELT’SBIG STICKRoosevelt was only 42 when hebecame President.He was selected to be the VicePresidential nomine for his charismaand status as a war hero.Republican leaders hoped to keephim from causing political problems.Roosevelt favored increasedAmerican power on the world’sstage.Roosevelt described his style offoreign policy as "the exercise ofintelligent forethought and ofdecisive action sufficiently far inadvance of any likely crisis”
  8. 8. ROOSEVELT’SACTIONS IN ASIARoosevelt supported the Open Door Policyin China and worked to prevent any singlenation from monopolizing trade there.Roosevelt helped to negotiate an end to theRusso-Japanese War. • Rival imperial ambitions of the Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan over Manchuria and Korea caused the war.Roosevelt won the Nobel Peace Prize in1906 for his efforts in ending the war withthe signing of the Treaty of Portsmouth.
  9. 9. WHY?!?THE GREAT WHITE FLEETA fleet consisting of sixteen battleships and 14, 000 sailors of the U.S. Navy setout on December 16, 1907 by President Theodore Roosevelt on a journey aroundthe world, a feat that had never before been attempted.
  10. 10. THE ROOSEVELTCOROLLARY“The corollary stated thatthe United States wouldintervene in LatinAmerica affairs whennecessary to maintaineconomic and politicalstability in the WesternHemisphere” (Appleby2008, page 508).
  11. 11. THE PANAMA CANAL“By far the mostimportant action I took inforeign affairs during thetime I was President wasrelated to the PanamaCanal.” – RooseveltThe Hay-Herran Treaty in1903 offered theColombian government$10 million in cash andan annual payment of$250,000 for a six-mile-wide strip across theColombian province ofPanama.
  12. 12. ACQUIRING THECANAL ZONEA French company had begundigging a canal in 1881, butabandoned its efforts because ofbankruptcy and major loss of life.The US had considered twopossible canal sites, the other wasin Nicaragua. The French companymade the choice easier by sellingus the rights and property inPanama.Secretary of State Hay offeredColombia $10 million and a yearlyrent for the rights to construct thecanal and control the land on eitherside. The Colombian governmentrefused the offer.
  13. 13. PANAMA REVOLTSPanama had opposed Colombian rulesince the mid-1800’s and the Canalissue added to the tension.Organized uprisings in Panama, withten U.S. warships looming offshore,gave Panama it’s independence and theUnited States land to build it’s canal.
  14. 14. THE FINISHED CANALOver 5,600 men died fromdisease and accidents(not including the 25,000earlier French casualties),and the U.S. cost wasabout $350 million (ontop of the $290 millionspent by the Frenchcompany). The Pacificfleet passed through thelocks for the first time in1919, seven months afterRoosevelt’s death.
  15. 15. THE BIG STICK TODAY
  16. 16. COMPARING AND CONTRASTING“OUR ROOSEVELT” WITH WHAT WEKNOW NOW “IDEALIZED THE “REAL” ROOSEVELT” ROOSEVELT
  17. 17. NEXT TIME…Taft and the Dollar…and a QUIZ…

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