Progressive_Era_Foreign_Policy - 1898 t y. M aine explodes...

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thers rnalists who stimulated urgency for war, often untruthfully exaggerating stories of enemy atrocities, especially in Cuba. ble Future and Its Present Crisis that advocated imperialism in order to spread the “gospel of democracy”. Upon History in 1890 which argued importance of the navy in world dominance. It strongly changed the perception of naval power a ne ver the Pan American Conference (1889), which established a gradual lowering of tariff among Latin America and the United States, Roosevelt secretary in the naval department, resigned to join the “Rough Riders” Date Description 1. Cuban Dissent 1896 ish General Weyler establishes concentration camps in Cuba. The United States officially recognizes the revolting Cubans; however, 2. Journalist Influence 1897 “Yellow Journalists” turn public opinion against the Spanish, Weyler is removed. McKinley becomes president. 1898 ty. Maine explodes and the Americans blame the Spanish. Congress approves of McKinley’s war declaration. Americans passed the T 4. The DeLome Letter 1898 ambassador Dupuy de Lome insults McKinley, infuriating the American public, helping turn the sentiment towards the Cubans and The Progressive Era Foreign Policy ~1900-1920~ A Meridian © APUSH Study Guide by John Ho and Tim Qi . Rise To Imperialism y Journalists and Missionaries y Imperialist Politicians y The Cleveland Administration T Resolved the Venezuela–Britain dispute, greatly enhancing the reputation the reputation of the Monroe Doctrine (See “Early International Incidents”) D • Rejecting the Annexation of Hawaii: 1 1820s: American missionaries settle in Hawaii 2 1875: Commercial reciprocity treaty between the U.S. and Hawaii 3 1887: Pearl Harbor granted by native government 4 1890: American sugar planters tried to annex Hawaii to overcome the McKinley Tariff. The attempt was blocked by Queen Liliuokalani . 5
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