Cartoon A Cartoon B Cartoon C Snapshot On the back of the paper, explain the message each cartoonist is trying to convey (express) and list all the symbols which helped you understand the cartoonists’ message. The Age of Imperialism.
On the back of the paper, explain the message each cartoonist is trying to convey (express) and list all the symbols which helped you understand the cartoonists’ message.
I. Imperialism: When one country takes over another country or region to exert economic, militarily and or politically.
Question: America went from being an isolationist nation to a world power in 30 short years. How & why did this happen?
A. How did the war begin?
B. What did the U. S. get from “the Splendid Little War”?
1. control of Cuba and Puerto Rico
2. control of the Philippines
3. control of Guam
C. Theodore Roosevelt (TR) gets famous:
His “Rough Riders” charged up San Juan Hill in Cuba made TR famous. However, he & his men would have died if it were not for the real heroics of the 24th & 25th Negro Infantry regiments (the Buffalo Soldiers).
C. Increased control of China thanks to the “Open Door Policy”. China was really controlled by Russia, Germany, France, England and Japan. The U. S. wanted an equal slice of the “China” pie, so the US asserts that it also has claim to China with its “Open Door” statement. Secretary of State John Hay created the policy.
A. TR (b/c Pres in 1901 until 1908)
B. William Taft:
“Dollar Diplomacy”: he wanted businessmen to invest in South American & East Asian countries. It worked well in the Caribbean, but not in East Asia.