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The Panama Canals opens through the strife of many deaths caused by malaria, yellow fever, and the bubonic plague. It costed a war with Colombia as well.
The Mexican Revolution begins, though it seems like it will never end.
The US wins Spanish American War, gaining territory. They fought the Spanish fort in the Philippines, taking them by surprise.
Commodore Perry enters Tokyo Harbor with steam gun boats and a letter from the U.S. President asking them to open their doors to trade.
When Britain refused to stop selling opium to the Chinese, China and Britain clash in the Opium War. The British beat them with steam gun ships.
Monroe Doctrine reflects special US interests in Americas, which barred European countries from making the Americas their colonies.