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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
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China
  • Open Door Policy (John Hay)
  • U.S. aids in Boxer Rebellion
  • U.S. reasserts Open Door Policy by “protecting” China’s rights.
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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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