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Notes 2008-01-25 - The war makes Theodore Roosevelt the...

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Gilded Age, continued   White Man's Burden”   Spanish-American War   Jim Crow   Ida B. Wells   White Man's Burden   need for new markets   push for overseas expansion coincides with an increase in missionary activity   took control of Midway and annexed Hawaii   Spanish-American War   Very short war. 5,400 American casualties, but not even 400 died in battle. At a peace conference in Paris, Spain cedes Puerto Rico, Guam, and authorized the purchase of Philippines. Cuba wins some degree of freedom.
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Unformatted text preview: The war makes Theodore Roosevelt the most famous man in America. Roosevelt is a prototypical progressive – a very aggressive reformer. To avoid allowing Roosevelt to gain much power, the Republicans make him Vice President. The United States had become an imperial nation....
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