Imperialism and America Chapter 18 Section 1 pages 526-529


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Chapter 18 Section 4 pages 542-547

20. What was Teddy Roosevelt’s role in the Russo-Japanese War? _______________________

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As a result he was the first American president to win ____________________________.

21. What was the purpose of the Great White Fleet? __________________________________

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22. How did the U.S. get access to the land for the Panama Canal?_______________________

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23. Describe Teddy Roosevelt’s policy of “Speak softly and carry a big stick.”______________

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24. Describe the Monroe Doctrine of 1823. ________________________________________

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25. Describe Wilson’s Missionary Policy:_________________________ ___________________

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26. Compare and contrast these three foreign policies:

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27. Why did Mexico and the U.S. come close to war in 1914?

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28. Why did Mexico allow Pershing and his troops to invade Mexico in 1916?

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29. Why did the Mexicans lose patience with Pershing?

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30. Why did the U.S. finally withdraw back across the border?___________________________

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31. Name the goals the U.S. had achieved in its foreign policy?

A. __________________________________ B. ______________________________________

C. __________________________________

Section 4: America as a World Power

-The Russo-Japanese War, the Panama Canal, and the Mexican Revolution added to America's military and economic power.


Teddy Roosevelt and the New World

-1901- McKinley is assassinated-Theodore Roosevelt becomes president.

-1904- Czar Nicholas II (Russia) declared war on Japan- they were competing for control of Korea.

-1905- Roosevelt mediated a settlement in the war between _______________ and ___________________________. Japan took action first by a surprise attack on Russia.

-1906- Roosevelt won the ____________________________________ for negotiating the Treaty of Portsmouth.

*_________________________________________- in the settlement Japan wanted Sakhalin Island and a large sum of money from Russia. Russia refused.

-Japan accepted half of the island and in exchange, Russia agreed to let Japan take over Russian interests in Manchuria and Korea.
*____________________________________- cutting across Central America to greatly
reduce travel time between the ____________________ and the ________________oceans.

-In 1800, a French company had tried to build a canal in Panama.

-After 10 years, the company gave up and sold its route to the US for $40 million.

-1903- Panama declared its independence from Columbia.

-The US and Panama signed a treaty stating that the US would agree to pay Panama $10 million plus the annual rent of $250,000 for the Canal zone.
Constructing the Canal- ranks as one the world's greatest engineering feats.

-Work began in 1904 and by 1913, the climax of construction, more than 43,000 workers were employed. Over 5,000 died of accidents and disease.

-The cost of the canal was about $380 million.

-August 1914, the Canal opened for business.

-US later compensated Columbia $25 million in 1921 for the country's lost territory.
*The __________________________________________…to the Monroe Doctrine- (MD demanded that European countries stay out of the affairs of Latin American nations.)

-Issued in 1904, the US claimed the right to protect its economic interests by means of military intervention in the affairs of the Western Hemisphere's nations.

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