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1) Spanish American war 2) Filipino American War 3) Open door policy a) John Hay b) 1899 c) Open Commerce with China, didn’t want to get locked out of the market 4) William Henry Seward a) Secretary of State under Lincoln and Andrew Johnson b) Convinced Government to Buy Alaska c) 1867 5) Captain Alfred Mahan a) Naval Officer, Viewed Sea as a “Great Highway” b) Proposed a battleship fleet that could quickly strike anywhere in the world c) Trade route defense d) Received three battleships, Grover Cleveland gave him 2 more e) 1890 6) American Expansion in the Pacific 7) Imperialism a) The creation of an unfair economic, cultural, and territorial relationship b) US could take land by force if it wanted to in order to expand and support liberty and self government c) Early 1900’s 8) US revolt in Hawaii 1893 9) White mans Burden a) Poem By Rudyard kipling b) Although it was written to warn of the possible repercussions of imperialism, imperialists took it to mean it was white mans burden to expand and conquer
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c) 1899 10) Panama Canal a) US-John Hay, Teddy Roosevelt, Columbia-Tomas Heran, Panama-Phillipe Bunau- Varilla b) A faster route from the atlantic to the pacific was needed, the best place for a canal was panama c) US set up a treaty with Columbia, but the panama natives revolted. The US supported the revolt, forcing Columbia to surrender, and the Hay Bunau treaty gave the US the right to build the Canal d) US seized panama in 1903 e) Built in 1904-1914 11) Jane Addams a) Established the Hull House in 1889 with ellen gates starr in Chicago b) Hull House was a house for immigrants and people who needed shelter while finding work c) A model for social progressivism 12) Muckraking journalism a) Journalists who stirred up controversy by writing inflammatory pieces b) Term coined by teddy Roosevelt c) Early 20 th century 13) National Consumers League a) Founded by Josephine shaw Lowell, headed by Florence Kelley, became official in 1899 b) Was a powerful advocate for protective legislature for women c) Muller V Oregon limited womens workday to 10 hours d) Founded first in 1890 by Lowell e) Issued a “White list”, a list of cooperating shops 14) Regulatory Liberalism
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a) Safeguarded individual liberties by expanding the powers of state and federal governments to control large corporations b) 1930s c) Created social security and medicare, increased the governments responsibility to the individual 15) Clayton anti trust act a) Louis Brandeis assisted president Wilson in dealing with trusts b) Expanded on the Sherman anti trust act, leaving the boundaries of legality in trusts more flexible so it was harder to skirt the act, leaving a test process to determine legality c) October 15 1914 16) Booker T. Washington a) Born a slave, advocated against Jim Crow laws in a Passive way b) Encouraged blacks to become more active, contributing citizens c) 1895 speech asserted “Atlanta Compromise”, not direct attack on white supremacy, but d) Banked on black economic progress
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2011 for the course HIS na taught by Professor Na during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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exam 2 topics - 1) Spanish American war 2) Filipino...

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