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Opening of Japan
Annexation of the Hawaiian Islands
Occupation of the Philippines
Acquisition of Puerto Rico and Cuba
Confrontation with the Soviet Union over Cuba
Open Door Policy
President McKinley was too weak to withstand the multitude of pressures forcing him toward a decision for war.
Yellow journals created an irresistible war fever by publicizing atrocities allegedly being committed by the Spanish in Cuba.
American businessmen wanted to protect their investments in Cuba and assure a Cuban market for their products.
By the late 1890's the United States had assumed a world role that made it seem necessary to dominate the Caribbean.
Spain was blatantly interfering with United States maritime rights as a nonbelligerent power.
Open Door Policy
Good Neighbor Policy
The search for markets and raw materials by business.
Pressure for military action by a growing officer corps in the army.
The example of European colonial powers in Asia and Africa.
Support for the idea of the "White Man's Burden."
Competition for newspaper readership by the "yellow press."
Puerto Rico and Guam
Panama and Hawaii
The Virgin Islands and Cuba
Guam and Hawaii
Free trade was essential to a nation's economic health.
Control of the sea was the key to the United States' world dominance.
The United states should continue its policy of isolationism.
An isthmian canal between the Atlantic and the Pacific was impossible.
The U.S. should construct a fleet of battleships.
Open Door policy.
The Monroe Doctrine was weakened.
Venezuela gained the bulk of the disputed territory.
British and American relations steadily worsened until World War I.
Latin American nations were pleased by the determination of the United States to protect them.
The United States developed respect for Latin American autonomy.
She did not allow Christian missionaries in her country.
Many Hawaiians found her rule corrupt.
Hawaiian agriculture had failed under her leadership.
President Grover Cleveland believed that U.S. national honor required control of the Hawaiian government.
She insisted that native Hawaiians should control Hawaii.
William Randolph Hearst.
Alfred Thayer Mahan.
The Virgin Islands
Business community favored the conflict.
Justice of obtaining Cuban independence was clear.
Teller Amendment had been passed.
American people demanded it
Guaranteed the independence of Cuba.
Made Cuba an American possession.
Directed President McKinley to order American troops into Cuba.
Appropriated funds to combat yellow fever in Cuba.
Granted the U.S. a base at Guantanamo Bay.
Their strategic advantage for American naval operations.
Their economic potential for American trading profits.
The opportunity that they presented for Christian missionary work.
The Filipinos’ preference that their archipelago become an American protectorate.
Their potential as a base for intervention in China.
Guantanamo Bay Treaty.
A, B, D, C
D, C, B, A
B, A, D, C
B, A, C, D
C, D, A, B
Use the government as an agency of human welfare.
Greenback Labor Party
Alfred Thayer Mahan
William Jennings Bryan
The De Lôme Letter
The striking of the U.S.S. Maine
Sympathy for the Cubans
Aguinaldo's rebel attacks
It had been under American influence and dominance for decades before its annexation.
Sugar planters overthrew Hawaii Queen Lilioukalani and applied for U.S. annexation after a new tariff canceled their access to the U.S. market.
U.S. military planners desperately wanted to annex Hawaii to gain access to Pearl Harbor.
President Grover Cleveland rejected the annexation treaty because he argued it would violate America's "unbroken tradition" against acquiring territory overseas.
William Jennings Bryan
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