LO-07 AFP Manage, Police, Extend

LO-07 AFP Manage, Police, Extend - Managing Policing and...

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Managing, Policing, and Extending The Empire (1900-1914) LO-07
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Managing, Policing, and Extending The Empire (1900-1914) General Early 20 th C Amer consolidates position in world In Latin America 1901 US/Br signed Hay-Pauncefote Treaty of 1901 - which permits US to build & fortify a canal – negates 1850 Clayton- Bulwer Treaty Br chooses to acquiesce to Amer presence in face of growing Ger challenge 1903 US signs Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty US to build, fortify, & operate cross Isthmus canal US guarantees independence of Pa. Dec 1898 Pres McKinley promises Cuba “free & independent status” once Amer mil occupation had achieved complete tranquility Platt Amendment Constrains Cuban independence Cuba not to make treaty that impairs its independence US granted right to intervene if Cuba fails to protect “Life, property, individual liberty” Cuba to grant “coaling stations” (Same yr US gets GITMO in perpetuity ) Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine - promises US would regulate Americas 2
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Results: US marines to Dom Rep 1912 - US governs country until 1922 US marines to Haiti in 1915 – US rules in Haiti until 1934 US intervenes at will in Nicaragua – Nicaragua a virtual US protectorate until 1933 US marines intervene in Mex in 1914 following fall of Porfirio Diaz In Asia US pursues dollar diplomacy US tries to balance belligerents to protect Amer interests in Pacific But early 20 th C primarily marked by rise of German power Roots of World War I WW I has roots in Consolidation of German power Rise of nationalism Rapid growth of imperialism Break up of the Ottoman Empire Consolidation of German Power Congress of Vienna (1815) provided for 39 loosely confederated Ger states By mid-century nationalism & liberalism on rise Nationalism: 3
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Romantic movement – stimulated nationalistic renaissance Popular notion that each nation had “special mission”
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