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  1. American Imperialism • Alaska and Hawaii • Intellectual Currents of the Day • War with Spain- 1898 • What do we do now? • The Open Door in Asia

  2. United States Expansion in the Pacific, 1867–1899

  3. Causes of the Spanish-American War

  4. Causes of the Spanish-American War • Cuban Revolution

  5. Causes of the Spanish-American War • Cuban Revolution • Proximity of Cuba to U.S.

  6. Map 24-2AThe Spanish-American War

  7. Causes of the Spanish-American War • Cuban Revolution • Proximity of Cuba to United States • Yellow Journalism

  8. Causes of the Spanish-American War • Cuban Revolution • Proximity of Cuba to United States • Yellow Journalism • The de Lome’ Letter

  9. Causes of the Spanish-American War • Cuban Revolution • Proximity of Cuba to United States • Yellow Journalism • The de Lome’ Letter • The sinking of the battleship “Maine”

  10. What to do with new territory?

  11. Map 24-2BThe Spanish-American War

  12. What to do with new territory? • Give the islands back to Spain.

  13. What to do with new territory? • Give the islands back to Spain. • Give them to France or Germany.

  14. What to do with new territory? • Give the islands back to Spain. • Give them to France or Germany. • Allow them independence.

  15. What to do with new territory? • Give the islands back to Spain. • Give them to France or Germany. • Allow them independence. • Take them, educate them, uplift, civilize, and Christianize the people.

  16. Imperial Thought

  17. Imperial Thought • National Honor

  18. Imperial Thought • National Honor • Commerce

  19. Imperial Thought • National Honor • Commerce • Racial Superiority

  20. Imperial Thought • National Honor • Commerce • Racial Superiority • Altruism

  21. US Possessions from War with Spain • Philippines • Guam • Puerto Rico

  22. Reasons not to ratify Treaty

  23. Reasons not to ratify Treaty • Traditional American isolationism

  24. Reasons not to ratify Treaty • Traditional American isolationism • American principles of self-government

  25. Reasons not to ratify Treaty • Traditional American isolationism • American principles of self-government • Inconsistency of liberating Cuba and not the Philippines

  26. Reasons not to ratify Treaty • Traditional American isolationism • American principles of self-government • Inconsistency of liberating Cuba and not the Philippines • Danger of foreign entanglements

  27. Reasons not to ratify Treaty • Traditional American isolationism • American principles of self-government • Inconsistency of liberating Cuba and not the Philippines • Danger of foreign entanglements • Financial, military, and social costs