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The_Progressive_Era_Outline - V. Big Stick Diplomacy A....

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V. Big Stick Diplomacy A. Theodore Roosevelt --McKinley’s VP—McKinley killed in office—Roosevelt becomes President B. Panama Canal --Roosevelt really wants—buys out French company for Panama—panama Senate refuses --Revolution lead by Philippe Banau Varilla—US aid * Hay-Banau Varilla Treaty—gives US rights to Panama Canal—favors US extremely C. Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine – basically stay out of the west or we’ll kick your ass. America Fuck Yeah The Progressive Era, 1890-1917 I. Causes: Anxieties and Problems—no one powerful leader A. Fin de Siècle—french for end of the century (more for worry)—search for order *Political Changes—Socialism founded *Other Changes Electricity—change in length of workday Telephone—more changes—world seemed small Capitalism Gender—ideas start to change—women working Medicine—actually start to real medicine—germs cause disease—public health sky rockets Worry is a big factor in all aspects of life B. Industrialization C. Economic Depression—4 years long—15% unemployment
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2010 for the course HIST 2057 taught by Professor Rand during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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