Imperialism

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Closing of the Frontier/ Mahan published The Influence of Sea Powers

1890

details role of Sea Power- written by Alfred Thayer Mahan

Planters stage revolt against native rule in Hawaii

1893

McKinley Tariff increased prices on foreign sugar

Cleveland resolves Venezuelan border dispute

1895

Schamburgk River- river disputed over

Genreal Valerino Weyler

1897

dictator, placed Cubans in concentration camps

Spanish-American War

1898

Between Spain and the U.S. over the U.S. interring in the Cuban War

Boxer Rebellion

1898 - 1910

Anti-foreign and anti-christian

Senate Ratifies Treaty of Versailles, annes the Philipines

1899 - 1902

U.S. annexed the Philippines

Platt Admendment

1901

Amendment to a joint resolution the United States Congress -withdrawl of troops from Cuba

Russo- Japanese War

1904

grew out of rival between Russian and Japanese Empires over Manchuria and Korea

Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine

1904

stated U.S. would interfere between conflicts with Europe and Latin America

Great White Fleet sails around the world as a show of U.S. power

1907 - 1909

popular nickname for the U.S. navy- went around the globe

Panama Canal Completed

1914

48 mile Canal connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans