Imperialism Timeline

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

1890

Written by Alfred Thayer Mahan

Planters stage revolt against native rule in Hawaii

1893

McKinley Tariff increases foreign sugar price

Cleveland Resolves Venezuelan boundary dispute

1895

Schamburgk River was disputed over

General Valeriano Weyler places Cuba under martial law

1897

He was a dictator; he put Cubans in concentration camps

Spanish American War

1898

Between Spain and the U.S. over U.S. interference during the Cuban War

Senate ratifies Treaty of Versailles, annexes the Philippines

1899

U.S. annexes the Philippines

Boxer Rebellion

1900

Anti-foreign intervention/influence

Platt Amendment

1901

prohibited Cuba from contracting debts and allowed the U.S. to intervene militarily

Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine

1904

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

Russo-Japanese War ends

1905

Grew out of rivalry between the Russian and Japanese empires

Panama Canal completed

1914

48 mile canal which connects the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean

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

19097

The U.S. navy went around the world. It basically did this to instill fear in the hearts of the Japanese.