1_27_09 - ii Feb 1898-Havannah US Main explodes-270...

Info icon This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1. America’s Expansion a. spreading “liberty” b. expansion of markets c. ‘White Man’s Burden’ -benevolent imperialism i. Belief it is white man’s duty to civilize others. ii. Surge in Missionaries (India, Africa, China, Latin America) iii. Alaska-1867. iv. Hawaii-1898. v. Wasn’t looking to colonize these regions. Too expensive. Economic Domination. Selective colonization. 2. Spanish-American War- “Splendid Little War”-1898 a. 4 months-400 Americans died. b. “Humanitarian Mission” to free Cuba from Spanish Colonialism. Idea from Monroe Doctrine (no more European dominance in western hempisphere) i. Americans hear how Spanish are treating Cubans-cause.
Image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: ii. Feb 1898-Havannah. US Main explodes-270 Americans lose their lives. Americans believe Spain attacked ship. iii. April 1898-McKinnley-demands end of Spanish rule. iv. June 22 nd (Cuban Shores)-July 17 th (Spain Surrenders) fighting of war occurred. v. San Juan Hill-Teddy Roosevelt-rag tag group of men against Spanish Troops. c. Peace Conference in Paris-Spanish gives Guam and Puerto Rico to US, sells Philippines and Cuba gains ‘freedom’. d. Filipino Rebels-1903 US finally gains control of Philippines. i. 1935-Philippines gains own independence. e. US now Imperial Nation....
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern