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American Imperialism. Alaska and Hawaii Intellectual Currents of the Day War with Spain- 1898 What do we do now? The Open Door in Asia. United States Expansion in the Pacific, 1867–1899. Causes of the Spanish-American War. Causes of the Spanish-American War. Cuban Revolution.

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American Imperialism

  • Alaska and Hawaii

  • Intellectual Currents of the Day

  • War with Spain- 1898

  • What do we do now?

  • The Open Door in Asia


United States Expansion in the Pacific, 1867–1899


Causes of the Spanish-American War


Causes of the Spanish-American War

  • Cuban Revolution


Causes of the Spanish-American War

  • Cuban Revolution

  • Proximity of Cuba to U.S.


Map 24-2AThe Spanish-American War


Causes of the Spanish-American War

  • Cuban Revolution

  • Proximity of Cuba to United States

  • Yellow Journalism


Causes of the Spanish-American War

  • Cuban Revolution

  • Proximity of Cuba to United States

  • Yellow Journalism

  • The de Lome’ Letter


Causes of the Spanish-American War

  • Cuban Revolution

  • Proximity of Cuba to United States

  • Yellow Journalism

  • The de Lome’ Letter

  • The sinking of the battleship “Maine”


What to do with new territory?


Map 24-2BThe Spanish-American War


What to do with new territory?

  • Give the islands back to Spain.


What to do with new territory?

  • Give the islands back to Spain.

  • Give them to France or Germany.


What to do with new territory?

  • Give the islands back to Spain.

  • Give them to France or Germany.

  • Allow them independence.


What to do with new territory?

  • Give the islands back to Spain.

  • Give them to France or Germany.

  • Allow them independence.

  • Take them, educate them, uplift, civilize, and Christianize the people.


Imperial Thought


Imperial Thought

  • National Honor


Imperial Thought

  • National Honor

  • Commerce


Imperial Thought

  • National Honor

  • Commerce

  • Racial Superiority


Imperial Thought

  • National Honor

  • Commerce

  • Racial Superiority

  • Altruism


US Possessions from War with Spain

  • Philippines

  • Guam

  • Puerto Rico


Reasons not to ratify Treaty


Reasons not to ratify Treaty

  • Traditional American isolationism


Reasons not to ratify Treaty

  • Traditional American isolationism

  • American principles of self-government


Reasons not to ratify Treaty

  • Traditional American isolationism

  • American principles of self-government

  • Inconsistency of liberating Cuba and not the Philippines


Reasons not to ratify Treaty

  • Traditional American isolationism

  • American principles of self-government

  • Inconsistency of liberating Cuba and not the Philippines

  • Danger of foreign entanglements


Reasons not to ratify Treaty

  • Traditional American isolationism

  • American principles of self-government

  • Inconsistency of liberating Cuba and not the Philippines

  • Danger of foreign entanglements

  • Financial, military, and social costs


Asia-The Open Door Policy


Asia-The Open Door Policy

  • Unilateral American decision to keep the Asian Market open to all without preference.


The Boxer Rebellion


The Boxer Rebellion

  • Uprising against Western Imperialism by Chinese Nationals


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