US Foreign Policy Timeline

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Worldwide depression hits

September 1873

US exports more than it imports

1890

US achieved hegemony in Latin America and the Caribbean

1895

1/4 of Cuban population died due to revolution

1895

US led rebellion takes place in Hawaii

1897

Maine destroyed

1898

Spanish Fleet is destroyed in the Philippines

4/1/1898

Teller Amendment passed

5/11/1898

Dewey's navy land in the Philippines

5/30/1898

US troops land in Cuba

6/6/1898

Treaty of Paris negotiated

October 1898 - December 1898

Boxer rebellion in China takes place

1900

Open Door Policy announced

1900

Roosevelt is President

1901

Boxer protocol imposed

1901

Platt Amendment passed

1901

President McKinley asassinated

September 1901

Russo Japanese War

1905 - 1906

Roosevelt parades Navy around in a show of strength

1907

US loans money to Liberia

1908

Taft is President

1908

Wilson imposes free elections in the Dominican Republic

1913

Wilson is President

1913

Panama Canal Opens

1914

Wilson orders US troops out of Mexico

1917