America Becomes A Colonial Power - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Loading...

PPT – America Becomes A Colonial Power PowerPoint presentation | free to download - id: 80f736-NGExZ



Loading


The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content

Get the plugin now

View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

America Becomes A Colonial Power

Description:

Title: America Becomes A Colonial Power Author: Susan M. Pojer Last modified by: Brink, Jeff Created Date: 2/25/2005 2:45:16 AM Document presentation format – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:26
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 29
Provided by: Susa2770
Learn more at: http://www.hudson.k12.oh.us
Category:

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: America Becomes A Colonial Power


1
The Spanish- American War
Presentation by Dr. J Brink Honors US History 9.2
2
Cuba
http//www.youtube.com/watch?featureplayer_detail
pagevIU5l4yQCpMM
3
(No Transcript)
4
The Imperialist Taylor
5
Spanish Misrule in Cuba
6
Jose Marti
  • Exiled by Spanish
  • Promoted Cuban independence
  • Founded Cuban
  • _________
  • _________ in 1892
  • Killed in battle in 1895

7
Valeriano Weylers Reconcentration Policy
8
Yellow Journalism Jingoism
Joseph Pulitzer
Hearst to Frederick Remington You furnish
the pictures, and Ill furnish the war!
William Randolph Hearst
9
De Lôme Letter
  • Dupuy de Lôme, Spanish Ambassador to the U.S.
  • Criticized President McKinley as weak and
    a bidder for the admiration of the crowd,
    besides being a would-be politician who tries to
    leave a door open behind himself while keeping on
    good terms with the jingoes of his party.

10
Remember the Maine and to Hell with Spain!
Funeral for Maine victims in Havana
11
(No Transcript)
12
The Philippines
13
Theodore Roosevelt
  • Assistant Secretary of the Navy in the McKinley
    administration.
  • Imperialist and American nationalist.
  • Criticized President McKinley as having the
    backbone of a chocolate éclair!
  • Resigns his position to fight in Cuba.

14
The Spanish-American War (1898) That Splendid
Little War
15
Dewey Captures Manila!
16
Emilio Aguinaldo
  • Leader of the Filipino Uprising.
  • July 4, 1946 Philippine independence

17
Is He To Be a Despot?
18
Cuban Independence?
  • Teller Amendment (1898)
  • Platt Amendment (1903)
  • Cuba was not to enter into any agreements with
    foreign powers that would endanger its
    independence.
  • The U.S. could intervene in Cuban affairs if
    necessary to maintain an efficient, independent
    govt.
  • Cuba must lease Guantanamo Bay to the U.S. for
    naval and coaling station.
  • Cuba must not build up an excessive public debt.

Senator Orville Platt
19
War in Cuba
20
The Spanish-American War (1898) That Splendid
Little War
How prepared was the US for war?
21
The Rough Riders
22
Battle of San Juan Hill
What were the costs of the war? Why was it
important?
23
The Treaty of Paris 1898
  • Cuba was freed from Spanish rule.
  • Spain gave up Puerto Rico and the island of Guam.
  • The U. S. paid Spain 20 mil. for
    the Philippines.
  • The U. S. becomes an imperial power!

http//www.youtube.com/watch?featureplayer_detail
pagevIU5l4yQCpMM
24
Our Sphere of Influence
25
The American Anti-Imperialist
League
  • Founded in 1898.
  • Mark Twain, Andrew Carnegie, William James, and
    William Jennings Bryan among the leaders.
  • Campaigned against the annexation of
    the Philippines and other acts of imperialism.

26
Other Protest Groups
  • Colored Citizens of Boston
  • Labor leaders
  • American Rule - Philippines
  • Senate approves annexation 1899
  • Filipino rebels are furious(Aguinaldo proclaims
    himself president.
  • Rebellion for three years

27
William H. Taft, 1st Gov.-General of the
Philippines
Great administrator.
28
Uncle Sam One of the Boys?
About PowerShow.com