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Title: American Imperialism


1
American Imperialism
  • Alaska and Hawaii
  • Intellectual Currents of the Day
  • War with Spain- 1898
  • What do we do now?
  • The Open Door in Asia

2
United States Expansion in the Pacific, 18671899
3
Causes of the Spanish-American War
4
Causes of the Spanish-American War
  • Cuban Revolution

5
Causes of the Spanish-American War
  • Cuban Revolution
  • Proximity of Cuba to U.S.

6
Map 24-2AThe Spanish-American War
7
Causes of the Spanish-American War
  • Cuban Revolution
  • Proximity of Cuba to United States
  • Yellow Journalism

8
Causes of the Spanish-American War
  • Cuban Revolution
  • Proximity of Cuba to United States
  • Yellow Journalism
  • The de Lome Letter

9
Causes of the Spanish-American War
  • Cuban Revolution
  • Proximity of Cuba to United States
  • Yellow Journalism
  • The de Lome Letter
  • The sinking of the battleship Maine

10
What to do with new territory?
11
Map 24-2BThe Spanish-American War
12
What to do with new territory?
  • Give the islands back to Spain.

13
What to do with new territory?
  • Give the islands back to Spain.
  • Give them to France or Germany.

14
What to do with new territory?
  • Give the islands back to Spain.
  • Give them to France or Germany.
  • Allow them independence.

15
What to do with new territory?
  • Give the islands back to Spain.
  • Give them to France or Germany.
  • Allow them independence.
  • Take them, educate them, uplift, civilize, and
    Christianize the people.

16
Imperial Thought
17
Imperial Thought
  • National Honor

18
Imperial Thought
  • National Honor
  • Commerce

19
Imperial Thought
  • National Honor
  • Commerce
  • Racial Superiority

20
Imperial Thought
  • National Honor
  • Commerce
  • Racial Superiority
  • Altruism

21
US Possessions from War with Spain
  • Philippines
  • Guam
  • Puerto Rico

22
Reasons not to ratify Treaty
23
Reasons not to ratify Treaty
  • Traditional American isolationism

24
Reasons not to ratify Treaty
  • Traditional American isolationism
  • American principles of self-government

25
Reasons not to ratify Treaty
  • Traditional American isolationism
  • American principles of self-government
  • Inconsistency of liberating Cuba and not the
    Philippines

26
Reasons not to ratify Treaty
  • Traditional American isolationism
  • American principles of self-government
  • Inconsistency of liberating Cuba and not the
    Philippines
  • Danger of foreign entanglements

27
Reasons not to ratify Treaty
  • Traditional American isolationism
  • American principles of self-government
  • Inconsistency of liberating Cuba and not the
    Philippines
  • Danger of foreign entanglements
  • Financial, military, and social costs
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