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17:32 Lynching and the Law 187 Lynchings of blacks/ year from 1889-1899 Protection of southern white womanhood Rebecca Latimer Felton (1835-1930) IDA B WELLS o Southern Horrors: Lynch Laws in all it’s phases Plessy Vs. Ferguson o Check more info on Powerpoint online Commodore Perry opened up limited trade with Japan, 1854 Seward purchased Alaska for $7.2 million in 1867 Midway Islands Coaling station Monroe Doctrine President Monroe address to Congress 1823 o “The American continents…. Imperialism: Why at this time? Occupied entire continent. 1890 census led to fears of diminishing 
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Unformatted text preview: opportunities at home • Needed markets o Exports : In 1870 $393 million, In 1900 $1.4 billion • Intellectual currents o Spread “civilization” o Fears of falling prey to other international powers Spanish-American War • U.S. interested in Cuba for 50 years • Revolt flared 1895 • General “butcher” weyler • American outrage • Economic self-interest • USS Maine exploded, Feb 1898 • Short War followed after negotiations • Spain gave up Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guam • U.S. to occupy Phillipines • Platt Amendment 1900 17:32 17:32...
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