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American Imperialism 1865-1914

American Imperialism 1865-1914. American Imperialism 1865-1914. Period of American overseas expansion during the late 19 th century Complex causes behind overseas expansion Economic Political Cultural. American Imperialism 1865-1914. Definitions Imperialism Colonialism Nationalism.

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American Imperialism 1865-1914

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  1. American Imperialism 1865-1914

  2. American Imperialism1865-1914 Period of American overseas expansion during the late 19th century Complex causes behind overseas expansion Economic Political Cultural

  3. American Imperialism1865-1914 Definitions Imperialism Colonialism Nationalism

  4. DefinitionsImperialism- Colonialism-is the establishment, exploitation, maintenance, acquisition, and expansion of colony in one territory by a political power from another territory. a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force • Nationalism- patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts.

  5. The world by 1900 Industrialization Beginings of mechanized military forces Searching of natural resources Searching for new markets

  6. American Imperialism 1865-1914 Alfred Thayer Mahan "the most important American strategist of the nineteenth century” American strategist The Influence of Sea Power upon History (1890) Influence on foreign policy elite

  7. American Imperialism 1865-1914 Cultural attitudes of the late 19th century Darwin’s theory of evolution Impact of Darwinism Social Darwinism

  8. American Imperialism 1865-1914 American Expansion before the Civil War Mostly confined to the North American continent Northwest Ordinance of 1787 Manifest Destiny Mexican-American War Recovery after Civil War American Expansion after the Civil War Keep going west William Henry Seward Acquisitions

  9. American Imperialism 1865-1914 Hawaii Formerly an independent kingdom Role of Missionaries Role of Economics Queen Liliuokalani Annexation Granted statehood in 1959

  10. Cuba One of the last remaining colonies of Spain War of independence from Spain Jose Marti- Cuban Hero who died in the war. Role of American Media/Sell the War to the Public

  11. American Imperialism 1865-1914 The Spanish-American War Declaration of War Teller Amendment Yellow Journalism The USS Maine arriving at Havana before its explosion

  12. Yellow JournalismWilliamRandolph Hearst

  13. The Spanish-American War Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) Role in Spanish-American War Nationwide recognition


  15. American Imperialism 1865-1914 The Spanish-American War Outcome Treaty of Paris Debate over the Philippines Arguments for colonial empire Arguments against colonial empire

  16. The US ratified the Treaty of Paris in 1899 Promises of Independence Reaction of Filipinos Guerrilla war in the Philippines The Philippine–American War was an armed conflict between the First Philippine Republic and the United States in 1899. • Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino revolutionary leader

  17. American Imperialism 1865-1914 Panama Suez Canal Attempts to build canal Panama Canal

  18. American Imperialism 1865-1914 Theodore Roosevelt’s foreign policy (1901-1909) “Imperial Presidency” Big Stick Diplomacy Roosevelt Corollary Monroe Doctrine


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