Unit 1

1,154 views

Published on

Published in: Education
1 Comment
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,154
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
207
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
46
Comments
1
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Unit 1

  1. 1. The Age of Imperialism <ul><li>Good link </li></ul><ul><li>During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the US pursued an aggressive policy of expansionism, extending its political and economic influence around the globe. </li></ul>
  2. 5. Alfred T. Mahan
  3. 6. Great White Fleet <ul><li>The &quot;Great White Fleet&quot; sent around the world by President Theodore Roosevelt from 16 December 1907 to 22 February 1909 consisted of sixteen new battleships of the Atlantic Fleet. </li></ul><ul><li>The battleships were painted white except for gilded scrollwork on their bows. </li></ul><ul><li>The Atlantic Fleet battleships only later came to be known as the &quot;Great White Fleet.&quot; </li></ul>
  4. 9. Carving up China...
  5. 11. Jose Marti <ul><li>Newspaper publisher and poet. </li></ul><ul><li>Returned to Cuba in 1895 and started a rebellion against Spain. </li></ul><ul><li>What was the plan of the rebels? </li></ul>
  6. 12. Gen. Valeriano Wyler <ul><li>Spanish general sent to Cuba. </li></ul><ul><li>Was known as the “Butcher”. </li></ul><ul><li>What did he do to earn this name? </li></ul>
  7. 14. Remember the Maine!! <ul><li>US battleship sent to Cuba by President McKinley to protect American interests. </li></ul><ul><li>An explosion on February 15, 1898 killed 260 American sailors. </li></ul>
  8. 16. Reaction in US.. <ul><li>What message does this political cartoon attempt to convey about America’s role in the Spanish-American War? </li></ul>
  9. 18. Admiral Dewey

×