Period 7 Timeline of Major Events (1897-1945)Key Concepts:7.1: Growth expanded opportunity, while economic instability led to new efforts to reform U.S. society and its economic system.7.2: Innovations in communications and technology contributed to the growth of mass culture, while significant changes occurred in internaland international migration patterns.7.3: Participation in a series of global conﬂicts propelled the United States into a position of international power while renewing domesticdebates over the nation’s proper role in the world.Directions: Use theGoal 7 PDFto complete the timeline below.For each term will be graded based on:1.The historical context provided on details surrounding the event2.What is the term specifically?3.After EACH event insert an IMAGE.President:Event and Significance:Helpful VideosWilliam McKinleyRepublican(1897-1901)The Influence of Sea Power Upon History (1890):is a book Alfred Thayer Mahancreated explaining the US need for a strong navy. Mahan argued that the US neededto occupy sites around the world in order to establish stations and naval bases. Hethought that the in order for economic development called for a strong navy.Spanish-American War (1898):Cubans weregetting irritated at the presence of Americanand Spanish foreigners, who amassed hugefortunes while natives toiled on theplantations. Cubans launched hit and runattacks on trains, and railways. Their goal wasto damage economic life of the island. US.gained victory in this war and ceded PuertoRico, Guam, and the Philippines in the process.●Yellow Journalism:is the alteration of the truth in efforts to sellarticles/papers. As Americans were being informed of the atrocities ofthe Spanish-American war journalist like Randolph Hearst andJoseph Pulitzers were publicating false information to the Americanpublic about CUba, in order to sell papers.●USS Maine Event:The USS Marine was sent to Cuba in order to act asan escape vessel for all the Americans living on the island at the time.But, upon arriving to Havana Harbor the ship mysteriously exploded.As soon as Amercians got word of this, journalist blame Cuba for thisincident, further enraging American citizens. Nevertheless, leading toMckinley declaring war on Spain.●Teller Amendment:Was added to the declaration of war to assure Cubaand the World that the United States.It was intended to grant Cuba itsindependent once the war ended.
Annexation of Hawaii (1898):Taxes and tariffs had cut into the profits of Americanand BRitish born sugar plantation owners. After a series of coups and rebellionswith the aid of US military diplomatic personnel, the Hawaii kingdom had finallybeen overthrown. After an investigation was issued, it was reported that USpersonnel were abusing their power which lead Mckinley to authorize Annexationof Hawaii.