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Chapter 17. Section 3. -Teller Amendment (1898) -Platt Amendment (ensured American sphere of influence in Cuba) -protectorate . Cuba. -Foraker Act. Puerto Rico. The Panama Canal. -needed a way to reach get from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean quicker -Isthmus of Panama

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Chapter 17

Chapter 17

Section 3


Chapter 17

-Teller Amendment (1898)

-Platt Amendment

(ensured American sphere of influence in Cuba)

-protectorate

Cuba


Puerto rico

-Foraker Act

Puerto Rico


The panama canal

The Panama Canal


Panama canal

-needed a way to reach get from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean quicker

-Isthmus of Panama

-Republic of Columbia

Panama canal


Panama revolution

-Panamanian revolutionaries plot to break free of Columbian rule

-supported by T. Roosevelt

-interested in building the Panama Canal

--Nov. 2, 1903- rebellion begins

-Hay-BunauVarilla Treaty-Nov. 1903

-gave U.S. sovereignty over a 10 mile wide Canal Zone

Panama revolution


Panama canal construction

-yellow fever, malaria

-44,000 workers

-frequent accidents, deaths, and lost equipment

-August 1914- S.S. Ancon becomes the first ship to officially pass through the canal

Panama Canal construction


Roosevelt corollary

-Monroe Doctrine- idle threat

-Roosevelt Corollary- amendment to the Monroe Doctrine

-created more stability in Latin America; kept European powers out

-also made some Latin America countries feeling uneasy

Roosevelt corollary


Taft s dollar diplomacy

-U.S. influence in Latin America became stronger

-dollar diplomacy

-suggested Americans buy out Latin American loans

-caused resentment in Latin America

Taft’s “dollar diplomacy”


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