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American expansion intro

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American expansion intro

  1. 1. American Expansion
  2. 2. Bellwork 1/4/2017 1. What responsibility does the US have when an ally (friend) is in trouble? 2. What should the US do about nations that are struggling to take care of their citizens because the country is too poor?
  3. 3. P. 3 Imperialism 1. Imperialism: extension of a nation’s power over other lands 2. Reasons for imperialism: A. economic= B. military= C. ideology=
  4. 4. 3. Justification: A. Christianity= B. Social darwinism= C. Maintain equality with allies=
  5. 5. 4. White Man’s Burden= Take up the White Man's burden— Send forth the best ye breed— Go, bind your sons to exile To serve your captives' need; To wait, in heavy harness, On fluttered folk and wild— Your new-caught sullen peoples, Half devil and half child. Take up the White Man's burden— In patience to abide, To veil the threat of terror And check the show of pride;
  6. 6. 5. Purchase of Alaska A. Options close to home B. Fur was running out C.Seward’s Folly= D. Reality=
  7. 7. 6. Annexation of Hawaii A. Why Hawaii? B. annexation=
  8. 8. P. 2 American Imperialism (ATLAS p.8-9) 1. Cuba 2. Panama 3. Alaska 4. Hawaii 5. China 6. Japan 7. Philippines

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