America Becomes A Global Power: 1890-1914
• Organize U. S. foreign policy from 1870-1920 by: (1) geographic region Far East, Latin America, Caribbean, Europe; (2) American motives: economic, moral, Monroe Doctrine, balance of power among European nations, dominance in the Caribbean; (3) influence of domestic policies on foreign policy.
• Imperialism: characteristics, sources, nature, causes, impact, results, compared to European
• Arguments for and against American Imperialism including the annexation of Hawaii and the Philippines
• Link Reconstruction, Populism, and Imperialism.
• Compare and contrast the old and the new Manifest Destiny.
• Roosevelt’s foreign policy.
• Wilson’s foreign policy.
• U. S. policy toward Mexico and Cuba, 1890s-1930s.
TERMS TO KNOW
Treaty of Kanagawa
“Seward’s Folly” (1867) $7.2 mil.
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