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1AMERICA AS A WORLD POWER HOW DOES A NATION BALANCE ITS OWN NEEDS WITH THE NEEDS OF THE WORLD?CAUSE AND EFFECT:AMERICA AS A WORLD POWERBY: MR. TINEO
2At first the United States followed a policy of isolationism and avoided getting involved with the affairs of other countries.It all started at Washington’s Farewell address where he said that the U.S. will not become involved in European affairs
3MORE REASONS:IN THE MID-1800’S, THE CIVIL WAR ANDRECONSTRUCTION KEPT THEIR FOCUS ON CHALLENGESAT HOME.IN ADDITION,MANY AMERICANS FELT THAT THE U.S. DIDNOT HAVE THE MILITARY POWER TO POLICETERRITORIES AROUND THE WORLD IF THEY BECAME ANIMPERIALIST COUNTRY.
4WHY did the United States end its policy of Isolationism and become an imperialistcountry?U.S. wanted sources of raw materials-such ascopper, rubber, and tin-to fuel industrial growth.Some americans believed that the U.S. needed to expand to keep its economy strong.U.S. built a strong navy to protect its economic interests.The U.S. gains overseas territories2. Hawaii became a United States territory in 1898.3. The United States sought trade with Japan and China.
5In 1867 when Secretary of State William H. Seward purchased Alaska. This new territorywas a valuable source of fur, minerals, timber,and gold.The United States then took theMidway Islands, part of Samoa, and Hawaii.
6The United States sought trade with Japan and China.Hawaii became a United States territory in 1898U.S. acquired control over Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Cuba through the Spanish-American warU.S. controls the Panama canal
7CAUSE AND EFFECTIn the last half of the 1800s, the United States joined the race for control of overseas territories.The United States expanded into new parts of the world as a result of the Spanish-American War.As a result, the U.S. became more involved in international affairs.
8MONROE DOCTRINEThe U.S. will defend its interests in the Western Hemisphere and keep European powers out
9ROOSEVELT COROLLARYThe U.S. will police wrongdoing by nations in the Western Hemisphere
10Taft’s Dollar Diplomacy The U.S. will use economic means to aidits interests in Latin America.It was directed to the increase ofAmerican trade-U.S. business interests.This would keep Europeans countries outof Latin American countries.
11Wilson and Democracy The U.S. will promote and protect democracy in the Western HemisphereThe Anti-Imperialist League was created thatopposed the treaty and the creation of anAmerican colonial empire. They argued that thetreaty threatened democracy because it deniedself-government to the people living in thenewly acquired territories.
12United States became a global power in the late 1800s and early 1900s.Through a combination of economic strength,military might, and aggressive foreign policy,America made its presence known in many partsof the world. One such place was Panama, wherethe United States built the Panama Canal.The United States has remained a powerfulforce on the international stage to this day.