Foreign Policy, 1865-1914

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Foreign Policy, 1865-1914 French in Mexico- Invocation of the Monroe Doctrine Purchase of Alaska- “Seward’s Folly” “New Imperialism” International Darwinism- demonstrate strength by acquiring overseas territories Other countries were doing it Alfred Thayer Mahan- The Influence of Sea Power Upon History - strong navy is crucial Latin America Pan-American Conference- organization for international cooperation on trade Venezuelan boundary dispute w/ England The Spanish-American War Causes Jingoism- intense form of nationalism Cuban Revolt for 10 years De Lome Letter- Spanish insult of McKinley Sinking of the Maine Teller Amendment- US had no intention of taking political control of Cuba Fighting the war- “Splendid little war” The Philippines- Dewey crushed aging Spanish fleet in Manila Bay Invasion of Cuba- Rough Riders (Roosevelt) Annexation of Hawaii- Queen Liliuokalani
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