Chapter 27 - Path of Empire

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Path of EMpire


 
  
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Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst
 
"yellow" press influenced overseas expansion
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Reverend Josiah Strong
 
inspired missionaries to spread faith overseas
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Alfred Thayer Mahan
 
his book said that Every successful nation had a great navy - incited a naval race amongst...
4
James G. Blaine and his "Big Sister" policy
 
sought better relations with Latin america

presided over the first Pan-American Conference...
5
Secretary of State Richard Olney and Venezualan territory
 
sent Britain a message to back away from disputed area in Venezuela.

Britain gained...
6
Hawaii
 
US missionaries success in hawaii and commercial trade and rights to Pear Harbor made hawaii...
7
Spanish General Weyler
 
drove civilian cubans to concentration camps to prevent them from helping rebellious cubans
8
Cuba
 
Spanish misrule caused cuba to torch their sugar cane fields in hopes that it would make Spain...
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Maine Explosion
 
America sent the Maine to cuba to protect americans there in case an uprising flared up. it...
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McKinley and the Spanish American war
 
McKinley did not want hostilities since he was a major of the Civil War and had seen enough...
11
Teller Amendment
 
proclaimed to the world that when US throws out Spanish misrule, it would give the CUbans their...
12
George Dewey
 
Commanded the American Asiatic Squadron. His naval control was brilliant at Manila Bay, destroying...
13
Emilio Aguinaldo
 
Led Flipino Insurgents to help AMerica overthrow Spanish rulers
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Admiral Cervera
 
Sent by Spain to go to Cuba, he found refuge in Santiago harbor, but then was blockaded.

Persistently...
15
ROugh Riders
 
colourful volunteer regiment of the spanish american war led by Teddy Roosevelt
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Philippines
 
McKinley said that it wouldnt be right to give Spain bakc the Philippines. If they left Filipinos,...
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Outcome of SPanish War
 
pact of Paris: America got Guam and Puerto Rico, freed cuba, and paid 20 million bucks for...
18
Anti-Imperialist League
 
opposed america's taking of Philippines.

Members: Mark Twain, William James, Samuel...
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expansionists
 
Rudyard Kipling urged America to keep the philippines and "civilize them" through his poem...
20
Foraker Act
 
America allowed Puerto Rico a limited degree of popular government and granted them US citizenship
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Insular Cases
 
Supreme Court ruled that constitution didnt have full authority on how to deal with the islands.

ruled...
22
Platt Amendment
 
essentialy the constitution of Cuba

1. it said that the US could intervene and...
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conclusion
 
Spanish American war was short and affirmed Americas presence as a world power.
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McKinley's Ultimatums
 
1, cuban concentration camps close
2, open nego. with cuban rebels
3, spain must...
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Jones act and second jones act
 
1. Allowed Philippines to elect both houses
2. same thing for puerto rico
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incorporated vs. unincorporated
 
incorporated: hawaii and alaska

could become states and get full rights

unincorporated:...


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