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New Territories. Puerto Rico Became territory of the U.S. Foraker Act Cuba Officially independent, yet occupied. Platt Amendment Becomes a “Protectorate”. New Territories. Philippines Gain Independence from Spain U.S. assumes Spain’s place.

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New territories

New Territories

  • Puerto Rico

    • Became territory of the U.S.

      • Foraker Act

  • Cuba

    • Officially independent, yet occupied.

    • Platt Amendment

    • Becomes a “Protectorate”.


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New Territories

  • Philippines

    • Gain Independence from Spain

    • U.S. assumes Spain’s place.

    • Filipinos engage in costly three year rebellion. (Emilio Aguinaldo)

    • Doesn’t gain independence until 7-4-46


China

China

  • Open Door Policy (John Hay)

  • U.S. aids in Boxer Rebellion

  • U.S. reasserts Open Door Policy by “protecting” China’s rights.


Teddy roosevelt s big stick policy

Teddy Roosevelt’s “Big Stick Policy”

  • Roosevelt’s Stick: Great White Fleet (Navy)

    • Roosevelt Corollary: Europe stay out or we will use force!

  • Creates Treaty with Japan and Russia

  • Assists in “liberation” of Panama

    • U.S. builds Canal at a very high cost.


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