America and the World. 1897-1917 Expansion in the Pacific War with Spain Expansion in Latin America. Imperialism. The quest for colonial empire. 4 Reasons: Political; Economic; Social; Military Need for markets Need for raw materials Gain power Gain prestige. Alfred Thayer Mahan.
America and the World
Expansion in the Pacific
War with Spain
Expansion in LatinAmerica
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Male Spanish officials strip search an American woman tourist in Cuba looking for messages from rebels; front page "yellow journalism" from Hearst (artist: Remington)