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Rise of Imperial Republic of U.S.A. Define the term: imperialism. What are strengths and weaknesses in pursuing empire?. Imperialism Defined. Empire Building & Overseas Expansion An empire of liberty & Manifest Destiny Alaska: Seward’s Icebox Pacific Basin Initiatives The China Trades

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Rise of imperial republic of u s a

Rise of Imperial Republic of U.S.A

Define the term: imperialism. What are strengths and weaknesses in pursuing empire?


Imperialism defined

Imperialism Defined

  • Empire Building & Overseas Expansion

  • An empire of liberty & Manifest Destiny

  • Alaska: Seward’s Icebox

  • Pacific Basin Initiatives

  • The China Trades

  • Pan American Union

  • Diplomacy: Monroe Doctrine


The u s economy

The U.S. Economy

  • Continental Power

  • Industrial Dilemma

  • Boom Bust Cycles

  • Depression of 1893

  • The Frontier Thesis: FJ Turner

  • Expansionists at Home and Abroad

  • Neo MD: Mahan and Strong


The spanish cuban us war

The Spanish-Cuban-US War

  • Ten Years War

  • Cuban Independence Denied

  • Economic Infrastructure & Investments

  • Jose Marti and Independence of Cuba http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Mart%C3%AD

  • War and U.S. Role


Yellow journalism

Yellow Journalism

  • McKinley Presidency

  • Sensationalism

  • Maine Incident: Remember the Maine & to Hell with Spain

  • Jingoism and Public Opinion

  • War and Imperial Interests

  • The Foraker Amendment


Roosevelt corollary updating monroe doctrine

Roosevelt Corollary: updating Monroe Doctrine

  • Cuba’s Platt Amendment: Protectorate?

  • Panama: Canal Zone Diplomacy

  • Nicaragua: Dollar Diplomacy

  • Haiti: Interventionism

  • Big Stick in Action

  • Drago Doctrine:The America’s Response

  • Stable, Orderly or Else!


The chinese melon

The Chinese Melon

  • The Opium War: British Imperialism

  • De-stabilization of Manchu Dynasty

  • Sino-Japanese War, 1895

  • Boxer Rebellion

  • The Open Door Notes

  • U.S. Commercial Expansion

  • Sun Yat-Sen & Chinese Republic, 1911


Japan the rising sun

Japan: The Rising Sun

  • U.S. opens the door: Perry Expedition

  • Meiji Restoration: Modernization

  • Sino Japanese War: Japan has arrived

  • Imperial expansion and Manchuria

  • Russo Japanese War, 1904-05

  • The U.S., Root-Takahira Accords

  • Pacific Rivalry and roots of Pearl Harbor


Pacific initiatives

Pacific Initiatives

  • Midway, Samoa and Oceania

  • The Hawaiian Isle Intervention

  • Treaty with Spain: Guam + Puerto Rico

  • The Philippines: promises, promises

  • Great White Fleet sets sail

  • Imperial Debate: Expansionists v. Anti-Expansionists. Impact on democracy?


U s hegemony

U.S. Hegemony

What are the costs of building and maintaining an overseas empire? Evaluate the impact of U.S. image abroad.


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