AnEmergingWorldPower(Henretta Ch 21)

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Diablo Valley College History 121 Dr. Kent Haldan Study Guide for Henretta, Chapter 21 “An Emerging World Power, 1877-1914
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Overview: The Rise of the U.S. as a world Power. Q#1.Introduction: Briefly describe the rise of the United States as a world Power. In 1881 Sir Lionel Sachville-West was sent to the U.S. as GB’s minister to get him “out of harm’s way.” But by 1900 U.S. was a major power, having defeated Spain in a short but successful war, obtaining an empire stretching from Puerto Rico to the Philippines.
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Diplomacy in the Gilded Age Q#2. Describe the Pacific Episodes during the Gilden Age. A. In Latin America the U.S. obtained little except the humiliation of Chile in 1891 when Chileans rioted against U.S. sailors. Chile, threatened with war, paid U.S. $75,000. The Senate blocked U.S. efforts to locate bases in Haiti, Cuba, and Venezuela.
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B. Pacific Episodes: Hawaii 1.However, HA fell under U.S. dominance. In 1875 a treaty provided HA with duty- free sugar entry to the U.S. market and stated HA was off limits to other powers. In 1887 a treaty granted U.S. naval rights at Pearl Harbor. When the McKinley treaty canceled HA’s favored access to U.S. markets, sugar planters plotted to take over HA.
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Hawaii Map
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Sugar Storage: 1897 sugar exports accounted for 95% of HA’s exports
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Japanese workers arrive in Honolulu.
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Sugar Cane: is 12 feet tall and its edges were razor sharp.
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Workers had to wear a Bango with a number and was referred to by the number on his bango, not his name.
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Sugar Cane: was 12 feet tall and its edges were razor sharp.
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Sugar Mill: producing sugar was an industrialized project.
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Pacific Episodes: Hawaii 2. In 1893 they staged a revolt against Queen Liliuokalani and began to negotiate a treaty with the U.S. However, Grover Cleveland was elected president and withdrew from the treaty, saying it would violate America’s “honor and morality” and an “unbroken tradition” against obtaining territory far from the nation’s shore.”
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Grover Cleveland: refused to annex HA, reflecting the tension between a republic and an Empire.
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Pacific Episodes: Samoan Islands 1867 Seward obtained Alaska. In 1878 U.S. obtained rights to a coaling station in the Samoan Islands, a key stop to Australia. 1n 1889 the US signed a treaty with GB and Germany sharing a tripartite protectorate.
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Samoan Islands
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Diplomacy in the Gilded Age Henretta: “Series of incidents, not the pursuit of a [coherent] foreign policy.”
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The development of the U.S. economy from 1875to 1900: Q#3. Describe the development of the U.S. economy from 1875to 1900. What U.S. companies went abroad to build plants? What countries were the U.S.’s main trading partners? How did U.S. trade with other nations change during this period.
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A. The Economy of Expansion: 1.U.S. GNP increased 4 time from 1870 to 1900. Americans bought 90% of the GNP/US
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