Imperialism Timeline

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Closing of the Frontier/Mahan pubished The Influence of Sea Power

1890

Its a history of naval warfare. American frontier is closed.

Planters stage revolt against native rule in Hawaii

1893

American Involvement climaxed in Hawaii during this time.

Cleveland resolves Venezuelan boundary dispute

1895

Strengthened the Monroe Doctrine and made Britain more willing to accommodate U.S. interest.

General Valeriano Weyler places Cuba under martial law

1896

He instituted a policy of reconstruction to control Cuban insurgents.

Boxer Rebellion

1898

A secret Chinese society called the Boxers revolted against foreigners.

Spanish-American War

1898

This war was the result of American intervention in the ongoing Cuban War of Independence.

Senate ratifies Treaty of Versailles, annexes the Philippines

1899

the U.S. annexed the Philippines after a bloody war with Spain.

Platt Amendment

1901

It specified the conditions under which the U.S. could intervene in Cuba's internal affairs.

Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine

1904

Roosevelt's extension of the Monroe Doctrine asserted the right of the U.S. to intervene to stabilize the economic affairs of small states in Latin America.

Russo-Japanese War ends

1905

Japan had attacked the Russian pacific fleet over Russia's refusal to withdraw its troops from Manchuria.

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

1907

Roosevelt sent the Navy on a world tour to show the world the U.S. naval power.

Panama Canal completed

1914

Built to make passage between Atlantic and Pacific oceans easier and faster.