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					The US Becomes a
  World Power!


Foreign Policy: Imperialism
Imperialism

I. Imperialism- When a stronger
     nation controls the political,
     economic or social affairs of
     weaker nation.
  A. Cause- Industrialization
  B. Effect- The USA became a world
      power.
III. The Spanish American
      War 1898
 A. Causes             ii. USS Maine:
    i. Yellow            US Warship
       Journalism-       exploded,
       Exaggerated       Spain was
       newspaper         blamed.
       reports made
       public
       opinion favor
       war.
Yellow Journalism
Was the “yellow press”
telling the truth?
USS Maine in the
headlines
USS Maine: before &
after
Clockwise from left to right:
tobacco pipe, candy dish, pop
music, plate, bookmark, napkin
holder
Spanish-American War
1898
 B. Effects
   i. US acquires territory in the Pacific
        Ocean (Guam and Philippines)
   ii. Cuba is independent, US can
        maintain a naval base in
        Guantanamo Bay.
   iii. US acquires Puerto Rico
   iv. Europe Begins to take American
        military seriously.
More headlines
TR’s Rough Riders
The Original Rough
Rider
Where are Puerto Rico
     and Cuba?
US Naval Base at
Guantanamo Bay
Where are the Philippines?
   Political Cartoons
SUPPORTING Imperialism
      III. The Open Door
      Notes/Policy (1899)
A. Cause: European
    nations had
    exclusive trading
    rights in china
B. Effects:
  i. US military would
       protect trading
       rights
  ii. Threats to our trade
       = threats to our
       survival
Spheres of Influence

• Before the Open    • Spheres of Influence

  Door Policy only
  European
  nations could
  trade in China.
• After the Open
  Door Policy
  anyone could
  trade in China.
Does this cartoon support
or oppose US Imperialism?
IV. Big Stick Diplomacy
    (1901-1909)
 a. Who? President       d. Why? To control
     Teddy Roosevelt        affairs and ensure
 b. Where? Caribbean        South American
     and South              govt. would be
     America
 c. What? Roosevelt
                            friendly to US
     Corollary to the       business.
     Monroe Doctrine
     stated the USA
     would use
     “International
     police power” to
     enforce good
     behavior in South
     America.
V. The Panama Canal
 a. Who? Teddy       d. Why Big Stick
    Roosevelt           Diplomacy? TR
 b. Where? Short        supported a
    Cut from the
                        Panamanian
    Atlantic to
    Pacific Ocean      revolution
    China               without the
 c. Why? For trade      approval of
    and Naval           Congress!
    mobility
What do these say about
Teddy Roosevelt’s Big
Stick Policy/Diplomacy?
Fight to Free Cuba

•   Spain           • Puerto Rico
•   Havana          • Maine
•   Explosion
•   War
•   Americans
•   Congress
•   United States
•   Rebels
Panama Canal

•   Day            • South America
•   Colombia       • Colonize
•   Climate        • Oceans
•   Construction
•   Mosquitoes
•   United            •Ten
 European nations and
 Japan had carved up China
 into spheres of influence.
 What were they?
• Specific areas/regions where
  certain European countries had
  exclusive rights for trade and
  access to raw materials.
Why were spheres of
influence a threat to US
interests?
• Because cannot trade with
  China or get access to their raw
  materials

				
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