S: American Imperialism
BC: -http://www.smplanet.com/imperialism/fists.html -Wikipedia.com -www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/1898/ -http://answers.encyclopedia.com/question/did-presidents-theodore-roosevelt-do-regard-imperialism-751976.html
FC: American Imperialism
2: a policy of extending your rule over foreign countries | Imperialism
3: The policy of extending a nation's authority by territorial acquisition or by the establishment of economic and political hegemony over other nations.
4: The Spanish American War- Began in April 1898 , the war ended with a signing of the treaty of Paris on December 10th 1898. Blaming Spanish for the sinking of USS Maine
5: As a result Spain lost its control over the remains of its overseas empire--Cuba, Puerto Rico, The Philippine islands, Guam, and other islands.
6: The Boxer Rebellion- The Boxer rebellion in China in 1900 has many interesting parallels to events in the early 21st century. It saw an uprising in a non-western country against what was seen as the corrupting influence of western practices and ideologies.
7: In some respects a foretaste of the current war against terrorism, in that a basically grass roots organization fought what they saw as a holy war against a technologically superior collection of foreign powers to preserve their values and beliefs.
8: The Panama Canal -48 mile long connecting Atlantic and Pacific Oceans - Allowed American naval powers to Pacific and Atlantic Oceans easily
9: - Allows travelers to go through instead of going around the end of Africa Cape Horn -Built from 1904 to 1914
10: OpenDoor Policy -is a concept in foreign affairs
11: - usually to the policy around 1900 allowing multiple powers access to china
12: The importance of the last examples: | The last couple of slides are important to imperialism because they brought industrialism.
13: Like the Panama canal brought more industrialism to America because it was easier to transport goods from country to country and easier to transport troops to other countries to set imperialism on them.
14: Presidents Involved with Imperialism: | Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson both believed they had an obligation to spread American ideas and interests across the globe. As a new world power, the United States had an apparent opportunity to remake the international system in a way that would eliminate the old ravages of war and corrupt alliances.
15: Roosevelt and Wilson sought to replace militaristic aristocracies with governments that promised economic development and, eventually, democracy. International change of this variety would, they assumed, best serve Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson both believed they had an obligation to spread American ideas and interests across the globe. As a new world power, the United States had an apparent opportunity to remake the international system in a way that would eliminate the old ravages of war and corrupt alliances.
16: Imperialism: | I am for imperialism but only for some countries. Like only the really poor countries that cant really defend themselves that we can make better.
17: The end of Raz and Mitchs fight for Imperialism.