America<br />Becomes <br />a Colonial<br />Power<br />
Essential Question:<br />Why did America<br />join the imperialist<br />club at the end<br />of the 19c?<br />
1.  Commercial/Business Interests<br />U. S. Foreign Investments:  1869-1908<br />
1.  Commercial/Business Interests<br />American Foreign Trade:1870-1914<br />
2.  Military/Strategic Interests<br />Alfred T. Mahan  The Influence of Sea Power on History:  1660-1783<br />
3.  Social Darwinist Thinking<br />The White Man’sBurden<br />The Hierarchyof Race<br />
4.  Religious/Missionary Interests<br />American Missionariesin China, 1905<br />
5.  Closing the American Frontier<br />
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Imperialism part 1

  1. 1. America<br />Becomes <br />a Colonial<br />Power<br />
  2. 2. Essential Question:<br />Why did America<br />join the imperialist<br />club at the end<br />of the 19c?<br />
  3. 3. 1. Commercial/Business Interests<br />U. S. Foreign Investments: 1869-1908<br />
  4. 4. 1. Commercial/Business Interests<br />American Foreign Trade:1870-1914<br />
  5. 5. 2. Military/Strategic Interests<br />Alfred T. Mahan  The Influence of Sea Power on History: 1660-1783<br />
  6. 6. 3. Social Darwinist Thinking<br />The White Man’sBurden<br />The Hierarchyof Race<br />
  7. 7. 4. Religious/Missionary Interests<br />American Missionariesin China, 1905<br />
  8. 8. 5. Closing the American Frontier<br />

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