Presentation on theme: "Imperialism- Ch 27 P1 Imperialism- when a country extends it’s rule over another country by taking it over, that taken over country becomes a possession/colony."— Presentation transcript:
Imperialism- Ch 27 P1 Imperialism- when a country extends it’s rule over another country by taking it over, that taken over country becomes a possession/colony of the mother country
The Imperial Menu (627) Summary America turns outward (ID how each of these motivated imperialism) 1)“Yellow Journalism/Press” Sensational stories designed to get Americans excited and aggitated to go to war Caused Americans to want to go to war w. Spain 2) Darwinism Idea that one race is superior to another Allows whites to believe it’s ok to take land from black and brown people 3) Alfred Mahan -Stated that the richest countries in world had largest navies (Spain, Eng.) -US builds a new modern navy of steel warships to go around the world Coaling Stations-US will need colonies abroad to serve a fueling
ID- Queen Liliuokalani (629) Summary OI- Spurning the Hawaiian Pear 4) What happened to Hawaii’s population that allowed Americans to feel they should dominate Hawaii Hawaiians were not the largest population group on their islands (Chinese, Japanese, Portugese, Americans) American sugar growers were the dominant group on the islands having owned land their since the 1840’s (had King sign away Hawaiian political rights stating only land owners could vote) 5) How did Queen Liliuokalani upset Americans in Hawaii? Hawaii for the Hawaiians- she wanted Hawaiians to be able to vote Americans sugar growers saw this as a threat, told US ambassador to send in US Marines stationed in Hawaii to arrest the Queen US sugar grower’s took over the island and deposed the Queen 6) What was the President’s response after American planters had taken over Hawaii? Give it back (Pres. Realized these planters stole a country) ?What can the planter do next? Republic of Hawaii- planters start their own country, wait for a new President who will annex Hawaii
ID- The Explosion of the Maine (631) Summary- How does this painting express “Yellow Journalism”? OI- Cubans Rise in Revolt 7) Identify two reasons the US sided with the Cuban “insurrectos” Business- $50 mil invested and $100 trade each yr Control of the Panama Canal 8) How did William Randolph Hearst agitate Americans to demand war with Spain? Yellow Journalism- stories of atrocities by Spanish against Cubans 9) What event finalized American desire to want to go to war with Spain? De Lome Letter- letter written by Spanish minister insulting Pres. McKinley (printed by Hearst in his newpaper) USS Maine explosion- Americans blamed Spain for setting a mine that blew up ship killing 260 sailors Reality- boiler/fuel tank blew up (accident)
ID- Uncle Sam and People from His Colonies (637) Summary America’s Course (Curse) of Empire How was Rudyard Kipling’s poem used to have America annex land (thing Social Gospel combined with Social Darwinism) Why did many Americans have confused feelings about acquiring the Philippines? Why were Americans like Mark Twain against acquiring land overseas in regards to the Declaration of Independence?