The Phillipines could become independent if Andrew Carnegie paid 20 millions dollars to the U.S. government
Cuba could not permit a foreign power to control any part of its territory
US reserved Right to intervene at any time
The U.S. had the right to build a military base at Guantanamo Bay
The De Lome letter
USS Maine Exploding
Cubans being rounded up into prison camps
Spain released Cuba from it's control.
Spain forced to free Cuban slaves
Spain turned over Guam to US
Spain sold Philipines to US
Spain gave US Puerto Rico
Desire for military strength
Needed new markets for exports
Belief in cultural superiority
The policy of a country or empire to extend it's authority or domination by political, economic or military means.
When a country wants to extend it's authority by war
When a country wants to extend it's authority by force
The policy of economic powers which use cultural assimilation to influence smaller countries.
The purchase of Alaska
The conquest of Samoa
The sending of a U.S. fleet to Japan
The annexation of Hawaii
Hawaii was purchased from Russia
Hawaii was acquired from Spain during the Spanish American war
Hawaiians voted to become Americans
American planters overthrew the queen, and it was later annexed by the U.S.
The attack of General Weyler on U.S. citizens living in Cuba.
The explosion of the battleship Maine
The opening of the Panama Canal
The cruelty of General Weyler
William McKinley became President in 1897
Americans were sympathetic to the Cuban revolution against Spain
An explosion sank the battleship ' Maine '
Sensational news coverage in the New York World and New York Journal aroused American anger.
Honduras, Columbia, and Australia
Mexico, Venezuela, and Canada
The Philippines, Guam, and Puerto Rico
Samoa, the Philippines, and South Africa
Pure Food and Drug Act
National Park Service
Progressive income tax
Brown v. Board of Education
The eight-hour day for workers
Laws protecting women and children by restricting the hours they could work
Workers' compensation for injuries suffered on the job
Laws improving workplace safety
All of the above
Improving the lives of children, especially young workers
Getting the Right to vote (suffrage)
The elimination of Special Privilige
The establishment of greater democracy in government
The passage of laws to control "big business".
The protection of consumers and workers.