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ImperialismMotivesoCommerceoNational GloryoEvangelism oRacial SuperiorityAlaska bought in 1867HawaiioRevolution: 1893oAnnexation: 1898Spanish American War- lasted less than 4 monthsoSpanish Control of CubaoSinking of the Maine 1898200 Americans DiedoYellow JournalismExaggeration in the NewsNew York World vs New York JournalDeclaration of War (April 1898)Teller amendment- says we will help Cuba, not take their country from themCubaoProblems of the ArmyoRough RidersoSiege of Santiago, July 1898PhilippinesoNaval Victory at Manila BayTreaty of Paris, 1898Outcome of the WaroPhilippines (Emilio Aguinaldo), Puerto Rico, GuamoCubaPlatt Amendment (1901)- if threatened, we want to know. We have a seatat the table for all meetings, Guantanamo BayBy 1902 Cuba is ready to be independent againThe Spanish War paves a path to the White House for Theodore Roosevelt1898 is an important yearUS fought in the Philippines for 3 yearsAfter world war 2, we gave the Philippines back to JapanForeign DiplomacyAsiaoOpen door policy (China)- China’s trade will be open to everyoneBoxer Rebellion- a group of people trying to overthrow the presence in China, they were not successful
Becoming a world poweroTheodore RooseveltLatin AmericaPanama Canal (Finished in 1914)Roosevelt CorollaryRusso-Japanese War (1904-1905)Great White Fleet, 1908Progressivism “Defined”Need for reformUrban and industrial expansionPolitical corruption during Gilded AgeProgressives appeal to the government to change thingsGeneral FeaturesWanted to use democracy to help improve societyoVoteoLegislationExpand the power of governmentRegulate big businessesCommunity ResponsibilityFocused on organization, efficiency, research Journalism used to expose abuse (Muckraking)oLewis HineProgressive PoliticsoImportance of Local and State PoliticsoLocal PoliticsCity Improvements/Public HealthPolitical MachinesChild LaboroState and National PoliciesDirect PrimaryRegulation of Industry/RailroadsCivil Service ReformWomen’s MovementRole of women during the progressive eraGeneral federation of women’s club (1890)Settlement house movementJane Addams, Hull HousePolitical SphereNational Consumers League (1899), Florence KelleyNational child labor committee (1907)National American woman suffrage association vs nation women’spartyBirth Control
Margaret SangerBlack Activism and ImmigrantsBlack ActivismoAfrican American Women’s ClubsoAnti-Lynching Crusade (Ida B Wells)oNAACP (1909)Immigrants and Urban PooroUrban Ghettos and Working ConditionsTriangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire (1911)oUnions AFL vs IWW1. What were the costs and benefits of the industrial transformation of the post Civil warera?

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