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Imperialism and America HANS MAXIME TO MS QUASHEE. Imperialism . The roots of America imperialism. Economic roots Imperialism viewed foreign trade as the solution to America overproduction and the related problems of unemployment and economic depression Political and military

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Imperialism and america hans maxime to ms quashee

Imperialism and AmericaHANS MAXIMETOMS QUASHEE

Imperialism


The roots of america imperialism

The roots of America imperialism

  • Economic roots

    Imperialism viewed foreign trade as the solution to America overproduction and the related problems of unemployment and economic depression

  • Political and military

    The construction of modern battleships such as the maine and the oregon transformed the country into the world’s third largest naval power

  • Racist roots

    Cultural factors also were used to justify imperialism some Americans combined the philosophy of social darwinism –a belief that free-market competition would lead to the survival of the fittest-with a bilief in the racial superiority of anglo-saxons. They argued that the United States had a responsibility to spread Christianity and civilization to the world’s inferior poeples. This viewpoint narrowly defined civilization according to the standards of only one culture


Queen liliuokalani

Queen Liliuokalani

  • In 1893 Queen Lilioukalani realized that her reigh in Hawaii had come to an end. More than 160 U.S. sailors and marines stood ready to aid the haoles

    White foreigners who planned to overthrow the Hawaiian monarchy in an eloquent statement of protest, the proud monarch surrendered to the superior force of the United states


Alfred t mahan

Alfred T. Mahan

  • One such leader was admiral Alfred T. Mahan of the of U.S Navy Mahan urged government officials to build up American naval power in order to compete with order powerful nations.


William s eward

William seward

  • William seward was the secretary of state under presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johson. In 1867, seward arranged for the U.S. to buy Alaska from the Russians for $ 7.2 million.


Pearl harbor

Pearl Harbor

  • In 1887 they pressured Hawaii to allow the United States to build a naval base at Pearl Harbor, the kingdom’s best port. The best became a refueling station for American ships.


Sanford b dole

Sanford B. Dole

  • Stevens-organized a revolution. With the help of marines,they overthrew the queen and set up a government headed by Sanford B. Dole.


U s imperialism in hawaii

U.S. Imperialism in Hawaii

  • 1875: in 1875 the united States agreed to import Hawaiian sugar duty free.

  • 1887: in 1887 they pressured hawaiian to allow U.S. to build a naval base.

  • 1890:the Mc Kinley tariff of 1890 provocked a crisis by eliminating.

  • 1891: when Kalakaua died in 1891 his sister Queen Liliuokalani came to power.

  • 1897: William Mckinley ,who favored annexation, succeeded Cleveland as president

  • 1898:On August 12, 1898, congress proclaimed hawaii an American territory, although hawaiians had never had the chance to vote.


Admiral alfred t mahan 1840 1914

Admiral Alfred T. MAHan1840-1914

  • Alfred T. Mahan joined the U.S navy in the late 1850’s and served for nearly forty years. In 1886, he became president of the newly established naval war college in Newport, Rhode island.


Queen liliuokalani1

Queen Liliuokalani

  • In 1893 Queen Liliuokalani realized that her reigh in hawaii had come to an end. More than 160 U.S sailors and marines stood ready to aid the haols (white foreigners) who


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