Interesting Timeline • 1888: Jack the Ripper murders occur in Whitechapel, London • 1888: Slavery banned in Brazil. • 1889: Eiffel Tower is inaugurated in Paris. • 1889: Aspirin patented. • 1890: The cardboard box is invented. • 1892: Basketball is invented. • 1892: Fingerprinting is officially adopted for the first time • 1893: US forces overthrow the government of Hawaii • 1893: New Zealand becomes the first country to enact women's suffrage • 1894: First commercial film release by Jean Aimé Le Roy • 1895: Volleyball is invented • 1895–1898: Cuban War for Independence results in Cuban independence from Spain • 1896: Olympic Games revived in Athens. • 1896: Philippine Revolution ends declaring Philippines free from Spanish rule.
Assembly Line • Manufacturing process where parts are added to a product in a sequential order to create a product much faster than handcrafting • Henry Ford’s Model T
Building Support • New Markets • Europe looks to the United States
Building Support • Superiority- Social Darwinism • Anglo-Saxonism: the U.S. had a duty to shape “less-civilized” areas • Manifest Destiny
Expansion in Pacific • Japan • Japanese began to westernize & opened ports • Suspicious of U.S. Navy coming into Edo Bay
Expansion in Pacific • Hawaii • Recession 1872- in Hawaii • Queen Liliuokalani 1893: • Overthrown by planters supported by U.S. Marines • provisional government set up & requested that the U.S. annex Hawaii
Trade & Diplomacy in Latin America • Wanted to increase sales in Latin America • Pan-Americanism: U.S. & Latin America working together
Trade & Diplomacy in Latin America • Building a Navy • 1888- Germany: Ironclads • 1891- Chileans: Navy beats army in civil war • 1895- backed Venezuela over European powers