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He was a brigadier general and an expeditionary force of about 1500 soldiers into Mexico to capture Villa dead or alive.
Wilson: The United States had a moral responsibility to deny recognition to any latin america government. It viewed as oppressive and democratic or hostile to the US interest. Roosevelt: The Collorary said that the US would now use force to protect his economic interest.
In which members of the Chinese secret society sought to free their country from western influence
Areas where each nation claimed special rights and economic privileges. The United Stats began to fear that China would be carved into colonies and american traders would be shut out.
On April 11th, Mckinley asked congress for authority to use force against Spain. After a week of debate, congress agreed, and on April 20th, the US declared war.
The Treaty of ending the Spanish- American war in which spain freed Cuba turned over the islands of Guam and Puerto Rico to the United States, and sold the philippines to the United States for 20 million. The countries that the U.S. controlled is Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines
William McKinley, who favored annexation, succeeded as a president. On August 12, 1898, Congress proclaimed Hawaii an American territory, although Hawaiians had never had the chance to vote.
The United States wanted to buy Cuba from Spain, Cubans rebelled against Spain, and American capitalists began investing millions of dollars in large sugar cane plantations on the island.
The Rough Riders were a volunteer cavalry under the command of Leonard Wood and Theodore Roosevelt. They were a blockade of the harbor at Santiago.
The Spanish thought the Americans would invade Cuba, but they invaded the Philippine Islands first. The Filipinos wanted freedom from Spain.
Cuba adopted the Platt Amendment
On April 11th, McKinley asked congress for authority to use force against Spain. After a week of debate, congress agreed, and on April 20th, the US declared war.
They got land that was rich n timber, minerals, and later on, oil.
A leader of the U.S. Navy who urged government officials to build up American naval power in order to compete with powerful nations. He also influenced the United States to build nine steel-hulled cruisers between 1883-1890.
The policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political, or military control over weaker territories. Desire for military strength, thirst for new markets, and belief in cultural superiority.