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Ppt American Imperialism

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Ppt American Imperialism

  1. 1. American Imperialism 1865-1914
  2. 2. American Imperialism 1865-1914 <ul><li>Period of American overseas expansion during the late 19 th century </li></ul><ul><li>Complex causes behind overseas expansion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Economic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Political </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. American Imperalism 1865-1914 <ul><li>Definitions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Imperialism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colonialism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nationalism </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The world by 1900 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Industrialization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Beginings of mechanized military forces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Searching of natural resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Searching for new markets </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. American Imperialism 1865-1914 <ul><li>Alfred Thayer Mahan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>American strategist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Influence of Sea Power upon History (1890) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Influence on foreign policy elite </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. American Imperialism 1865-1914 <ul><li>Cultural attitudes of the late 19 th century </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Darwin’s theory of evolution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Impact of Darwinism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Darwinism </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. American Imperialism 1865-1914 <ul><li>American Expansion before the Civil War </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mostly confined to the North American continent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Northwest Ordinance of 1787 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manifest Destiny </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mexican-American War </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recovery after Civil War </li></ul></ul><ul><li>American Expansion after the Civil War </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep going west </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>William Henry Seward </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acquisitions </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. American Imperialism 1865-1914 <ul><li>Hawaii </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Formerly an independent kingdom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Role of Missionaries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Role of Economics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Queen Liliuokalani </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annexation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Granted statehood in 1959 </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Cuba </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One of the last remaining colonies of Spain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>War of independence from Spain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jose Marti </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Role of American Media/Sell the War to the Public </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. American Imperialism 1865-1914 <ul><li>The Spanish-American War </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Declaration of War </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teller Amendment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yellow Journalism </li></ul></ul>The USS Maine arriving at Havana before its explosion
  11. 12. <ul><li>The Spanish-American War </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Role in Spanish-American War </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nationwide recognition </li></ul></ul>
  12. 14. American Imperialism 1865-1914 <ul><li>The Spanish-American War </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Outcome </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Treaty of Paris </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Debate over the Philippines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Arguments for colonial empire </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arguments against colonial empire </li></ul></ul>
  13. 15. <ul><li>The US ratified the Treaty of Paris in 1899 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Promises of Independence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reaction of Filipinos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guerrilla war in the Philippines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Philippines part of a larger strategy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>China by 1900 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Japan </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino revolutionary leader </li></ul>
  14. 19. American Imperialism 1865-1914 <ul><li>Theodore Roosevelt’s foreign policy (1901-1909) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Imperial Presidency” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Big Stick Diplomacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Roosevelt Corollary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monroe Doctrine </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 20. American Imperialism 1865-1914 <ul><li>Panama </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Suez Canal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attempts to build canal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clayton-Bulwer Treaty, 1850 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hay-Pauncefot Treaty, 1901 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Panama Canal </li></ul></ul>

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