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He was a Generalw ho led and an expeditionary force of men into mexico to capture Pancho de Villa
Missionary Diplomacy said that the United States had a moral responsibility to deny recognition to any Latin American government that it viewed as oppressive, undemocratic, or hostile to US interests.
Dollar diplomacy uses the US government to guarantee loans made to foreign countries by American business people
He used the ideology of negotiating peacefully and then threatening with the "big stick" or the military to solve the nations problems. He added the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe doctrine so that the United States could protect its economy interests in Latin America.
They got the Platt ammendment, which said that the US could intervene, Cuba can't make treaties, Cuba can't be in debt, and that the US can lease land for the navy.
Boxers were a group in China that wanted to rid of "foreign devils" so British French German Japanese and American troops stormed the capital of china putting down the boxer rebellion. Thousands of Chinese people died.
Spheres of influence were areas where each nation claimed special rights to economic privileges. They were afraid that a single nation would have a monopoly on trade with China, so they created the open door policy. So they made open door notes that shared their trading rights with the US
The Filipinos wanted independence, so the US controlled them by putting them in "zones" where there was poor sanitation, and disease killed thousands, and finally they got independence.
Three factors that led to the Spanish American War: -Headline wars were exaggerated stories such as poisoned whales that gained American sympathy for the rebels. -The D Lome Letter was american sympathy for "cuba libre". The letter criticized President Mckinley and calls him bitter for the admiration of the crowd, and Spanish government later appologized. -U.S.S. Marine Explodes a few days after the letter, Mckinley ordered the U.S.S. Marines to Cuba to bring home American citizens
the rough riders were a volunteer cavalry under they command of Leonard Wood and Theodore Roosevelt. They helped in the first part of the Spanish American War
It freed Cuba and turned over the islands of Guam and Puerto Rico to the United States and then sold the Phillipines to the United States for $20 milion
The US invades the Phillipines because they are a Spanish colony. They join sides with the Filipino rebels to overthrow the Spanish troops, (successfully in 2 months)
Mckinley justified the addition of the Philippines because he said that it would educate Filipinos and uplift Christianity. Some opposed the annexation of the Philippines because they said it denied self government, ignored racial issues and dealt with world problems instead, and Filipino migration would compete with American jobs
The acquisition of Alaska benefited the US by giving the US land rich in timber, minerals, and oil. William Seward was the secretary of state under President Lincoln and urged the US to buy Alaska. The purchase of Alaska was often reffered to as Seward's Folly
Hawaii came under the control of the US when the United States took over the Midway Islands because they were competing with the US market by producing so much sugar. Another reason for taking over Hawaii was so that the navy was stationed at Pearl Harbor. The ruling monarch of the island was Queen Liliuokalani, and Sanford Dole came in to take her from power.
He was an admiral of the US navy. He urged the US to build up its naval power
It is the policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political, or military control over weaker territories. It's motives are desire for military strength, thirst for new markets, and the belief in cultural superiority.