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February 4, 2011 1890s: beyond physical borders 1890 Census: Frontier closed diminish opportunity at home new markets for farming made oversupply of crops Teddy Roosevelt If America didn't go through imperialism, they would be way behind 1880: Major European divid Africa and go into Asia American Imperialism Hawaii always been important because it was halfway point increased dependence on U.S Products U.SReceive naval base-Pearl Harbor Queen of Hawaii- strong willed nationalist Annex Hawaii as free state China 1900s-restricted to small but profitable trade British, France,Germany and Russia go in and take Mang chu Empire 1899-Secretary of State, John Hay sent Open Door note to 4 occupying powers wanted to establish equal trade-free trade with China Cuba Spanish-American War before U.S-second longest place to have slaves 1868-1878: uprising rose and tension between spain and U.S wanted complete independence from Spain
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2012 for the course HIST 2112 taught by Professor Sutter during the Spring '07 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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