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1 US as a World Power Roosevelt unwilling to allow European powers to control world’s political and economic destiny without the US having a sayRoosevelt unwilling to allow European powers to control world’s political and economic destiny without the US having a say TR wins Noble Peace Prize for helping end Russo-Japanese WarTR wins Noble Peace Prize for helping end Russo-Japanese War

2 Treaty of Portsmouth: 1905 Nobel Peace Prize for Teddy

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4 Panama: The King’s Crown 1850  Clayton-Bulwer Treaty  Hay-Paunceforte Treaty. Dr. Walter Reed. Colonel W. Goethals. TR uses Platt Amendment to “convince” Colombia to allow US construction of canal TR uses Platt Amendment to “convince” Colombia to allow US construction of canal

5 Panama Canal TR in Panama (Construction begins in 1904)

6 o Construction of Canal considered a great engineering achievement o Cost –$400 million and 10 years to build o Opens in 1914, makes US more powerful, however it does damage US-Latin American relations o vi19z4LEi0 vi19z4LEi0 vi19z4LEi0

7 The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine: 1905 TR wants US to be sole power in the Western Hemisphere Adds Roosevelt Corollary to Monroe Doctrine TR develops his Big Stick Diplomacy US will intervene in Latin America to protect US economic interests and to keep European powers out

8 Speak Softly, But Carry a Big Stick!

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10 The Cares of a Growing Family

11 Constable of the World

12 The Great White Fleet: 1907

13 Taft’s “Dollar Diplomacy” Improve financial opportunities for American businesses. Use private capital to further U. S. interests overseas.

14 Wilson’s “Moral Diplomacy” The U. S. should be the conscience of the world. Spread democracy. Promote peace. Condemn colonialism.

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16 The Mexican Revolution: 1910s Huerta seizes control of Mexico, and puts Madero in prison Carranza and Pancho Villa fought against Huerta. The U.S. also got involved by occupying Veracruz and Huerta fled the country. Eventually Carranza would gain power in Mexico.

17 Searching for Banditos General John J. Pershing with Pancho Villa in 1914.

18 Wilson recognizes Carranza as leaderWilson recognizes Carranza as leader Villa threatens US, his follower begin to raid border townsVilla threatens US, his follower begin to raid border towns Wilson sends 15,000 troops into Mexico to hunt VillaWilson sends 15,000 troops into Mexico to hunt Villa US troops clash with Mexican Army but never captures VillaUS troops clash with Mexican Army but never captures Villa Another example of US being World’s PolicemanAnother example of US being World’s Policeman

19 U. S. Interventions in Latin America: s

20 Three major foreign policy goals achieved between :Three major foreign policy goals achieved between : –Create modern navy –Extend US economy abroad –Use police power to dominate a region


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