Battle of San Juan Hill, Santiago, CubaTeddy Roosevelt and the Rough Riders
Caribbean and Latin America Platt Amendment
Moral Diplomacy - Wilson Poncho Villa wanted poster
Asia and China Chinese Boxer Rebellion Nationalist Chinese attempt to rid their country of European influence. A combination of U.S. and European forces puts down the rebellion.
Open Door Policy U.S. Secretary of State, John Hay convinces European Powers to keep China open to free trade. The Open Door policy in effect allows China some level of self government. The U.S. was concerned that they would be shut out of the profitable Chinese market.
Philippine Rebellion U.S. forces put down a Philippine uprising led by Emilio Aguinaldo. The U.S. debates whether to maintain Philippines as a colony. This becomes the primary issue of the 1900 presidential election. The U.S. granted Independence To the Philippines in 1946.