Should the US have been an imperial nation?
 
CHINA PHILIPPINES HAWAII CUBA ROOSEVELT COROLLARY PANAMA DOLLAR DIPLOMACY MEXICO
HAWAII  <ul><li>US wanted to secure a strong foothold in the Pacific  </li></ul><ul><li>Christian missionaries, then sugar...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CHINA AND THE OPEN DOOR <ul><li>European countries divided weak China into spheres of influence   </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. f...
 
 
 
 
 
THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR  <ul><li>Cuba was under Spanish rule   </li></ul><ul><li>Americans were upset over Cuban revolt  ...
 
http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/epo/spanexhib/IMAGE-drawing_of_star_in_east.html
<ul><li>http://www.americanpresident.org/kotrain/courses/WM/gal_9.htm </li></ul>
THE PHILIPPINES <ul><li>US gained possession of the Philippines as a result of the Spanish American War   </li></ul><ul><l...
 
 
 
PANAMA  <ul><li>Panama was a Colombian province  </li></ul><ul><li>US bought French canal lease for $40 million  </li></ul...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ROOSEVELT COROLLARY  <ul><li>Roosevelt had a “big stick” policy  </li></ul><ul><li>worried that instability in Caribbean w...
<ul><li>http://www.britannica.com/elections/micro/509/96.html </li></ul>
 
 
DOLLAR DIPLOMACY  <ul><li>replace military interests with financial or business interests   </li></ul><ul><li>intervene in...
 
RELATIONS WITH MEXICO  <ul><li>US should base their foreign policy on moral principles  </li></ul><ul><li>Civil War in Mex...
 
 
 
 
                                                     
 
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  • Imperialism debate

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

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