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EXPANSIONISM or Imperialism. AMERICA IN THE WORLD. JUSTIFICATIONS OF IMPERIALISM. ECONOMIC INTELLECUTAL MILITARY. Big Business in support of foreign markets. ECONOMIC MOTIVATIONS. Financial motivation. Social Darwinism (Herbert Spencer) –Americans had completed inward

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Expansionism or imperialism

EXPANSIONISMor Imperialism

AMERICA IN THE WORLD


Justifications of imperialism

JUSTIFICATIONS OF IMPERIALISM

ECONOMIC

INTELLECUTAL

MILITARY


Economic motivations

Big Business in support of foreign markets

ECONOMIC MOTIVATIONS


Financial motivation

Financial motivation


Intellectual justifications

Social Darwinism (Herbert Spencer) –Americans had completed inward

expansion to the West – so now it was time for overseas expansion.

INTELLECTUAL JUSTIFICATIONS


Military justifications

Mahan’s – The Influence of Sea Power upon History (1890) detailed the importance of sea power:

Military Justifications


Expansionism or imperialism

CUBA


Cuba and war with spain

CUBA AND WAR WITH SPAIN

General Weyler


American involvement with cuba

Economic: Americans had 50 million $ invested in sugar.

American involvement with Cuba


Cuba destination honeymoon

Cuba: Destination Honeymoon


Mint julep anyone

Mint Julep anyone?


Business of making sugar

Business of making sugar


Remapping deforestation

Remapping . . .Deforestation


Importing wood

Importing Wood?


Jose martin

Jose Martin


Reconcentration camps in cuba

Reconcentration camps in Cuba


Steps to cuban revolution

Steps to Cuban Revolution

  • Madrid promises reform

  • American Business men like J.P. Morgan “believed that further talk with Spain would accomplish nothing.


The maine

THE MAINE


What happened to the maine

What happened to the Maine?


Funeral in havana

Funeral in Havana


War to free cuba

War to Free Cuba

  • Mixed emotions about going to war

    • Anti-imperialists

    • Imperialist view


Npr excitement

NPR EXCITEMENT

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=3


Anti imperialists

Anti-Imperialists


Anti imperialism

Anti-Imperialism


Andrew carnegie anti imperialist

Andrew Carnegie – anti-imperialist


Blood brothers

Blood Brothers


Today s connections

Today’s Connections


Imperialists

Imperialists?


Expansionism or imperialism

  • Senators Henry Cabot Lodge and Albert Beveridge

  • Many businessmen/bankers

  • The Presidents – Cleveland, McKinley


The labor union

THE LABOR UNION

  • Labor – concerned about imperialism/but when war broke out – AFL supported war

  • Not all Labor felt the same way . . .


Diplomatic relations with cuba

Diplomatic Relations with Cuba

  • TELLER AMENDMENT – Tell Her about it,

  • Platt Amendment – Serve Cuba on a platter


Guantanamo bay

Guantanamo Bay


Guantanamo bay1

Guantanamo Bay


Problems in philippines

Guerilla Warfare

Problems in Philippines


General arthur macarthur

General Arthur MacArthur


Emilo aguinaldo y famy

Emilo Aguinaldo y Famy


President mckinley

President McKinley

There was nothing left for us to do but to take them all [the Philippine Islands] and to educate the Filipinos, and uplift, and civilize, and Christianize them.


Kill everyone over ten

“Kill everyone over Ten”


Mark twain

Mark Twain

“We have pacified some thousands of the islanders and buried them; destroyed their fields; burned their villages, and turned their widows and orphans out-of-doors; furnished heartbreak by exile so some dozens of disagreeable patriots; . . . And so, by these Providences of God – and the phrase is the government’s not mine – we are a World Power.”


Music of the 1890s

Music of the 1890s

  • http://www.pbs.org/crucible/frames/_music.html


Hawaii

HAWAII

  • Aloha!


Panama canal

Panama Canal


Panama canal1

PANAMA CANAL

  • Roosevelt desperately wanted a canal to connect the oceans.

  • Secretary of State Hay negotiated with Great Britain to let us do what we wanted w/out getting involved.

  • Colombia wanted a ton of money for us to go in there and make a canal.. Senate at first refused.

  • Panama conveniently staging a revolt against Columbia.

  • Roosevelt recognized Panama’s new government right away – refused to let Columbians back in.


Open door

Open Door


To china

To China


Roosevelt corollary

Roosevelt Corollary

  • Caribbean Countries – impoverished and beholden to European creditors.

  • U.S didn’t like this connection – thought it endangered the power of the Monroe Doctrine.

  • U.S. made it clear that it would come into troubled American nations and set them straight (did so with Dominican Republic)

  • Roosevelt Corollary – addition to Monroe Doctrine – U.S would be the international police power in the region.


Dollar diplomacy

A policy of influencing our American neighbors without physical control – but money control (Taft)

Dollar Diplomacy


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