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2 1 America becomes a world power PowerPoint by Mr. Hataway Created 10/11/12

3 Think about the map of American Expansionism we created. How does America’s position in the Pacific Ocean change the power and trade opportunities for America? Think about the map of American Expansionism we created. How does America’s position in the Pacific Ocean change the power and trade opportunities for America? BELLRINGER:

4  Today, I will learn...  What was the Economic impact of American Expansionism?  I have learned it when I can...  Explaining the significant events that were critical to moving the U.S. into the position of a world power. CORNELL NOTES: INSTRUCTIONAL STATEMENTS

5  How does America’s position in the Pacific create power and trade opportunities for the United States?  (Yes, this was the bellringer question. If you answered it, you most likely answered in simplistic form. Congrats. Now we will answer the question more concretely.) ESSENTIAL QUESTION

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9 Spheres of Influence Spheres of Influence Areas in which each foreign country had sole rights to trade and invest in China (which was weak, political). Areas in which each foreign country had sole rights to trade and invest in China (which was weak, political). European Nations and Japan took advantage of Chinese weakness. European Nations and Japan took advantage of Chinese weakness.

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11 By 1899, many European countries and Japan had economic interests in China. By 1899, many European countries and Japan had economic interests in China. The U.S. wanted to trade with China. The U.S. wanted to trade with China. 10

12 Open Door Policy Open Door Policy Sec. St. John Hay sent letter to other countries. Sec. St. John Hay sent letter to other countries. Called for China remain independent; ports to remain open. Called for China remain independent; ports to remain open. No special trading rights. No special trading rights. Other countries agreed. Other countries agreed. 11

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15 Boxer Rebellion Boxer Rebellion Secret society started rebellion (1900). Secret society started rebellion (1900). Foreign troops fought against the rebels, or Boxers. Foreign troops fought against the rebels, or Boxers. Sec. St. John Hay and British leaders persuaded European nations not to use the Boxer Rebellion as an excuse to partition China. Sec. St. John Hay and British leaders persuaded European nations not to use the Boxer Rebellion as an excuse to partition China.

16 15 THE CHINESE PEOPLE REACT TO IMPERIALISM BOXER REBELLION, 1900 BOXER SOLDIER Boxer rebel

17 16 JAPAN ENTERS THE WORLD STAGE AS AN INDUSTRIAL/IMPERIALIST POWER

18 In 1853, Commodore Matthew Perry arrived in Japan. In 1853, Commodore Matthew Perry arrived in Japan. Forced Isolationist Japan to open to commerce. Forced Isolationist Japan to open to commerce.

19 Japan realized must adopt Western ways or be conquered. Japan realized must adopt Western ways or be conquered. Scholars were sent abroad to study and within 50 years Japan was an industrial power Scholars were sent abroad to study and within 50 years Japan was an industrial power.

20 Japanese Imperialism Sino-Japanese war with china in 1894-1895Sino-Japanese war with china in 1894-1895 Russo-Japanese war with Russia in 1904-1905Russo-Japanese war with Russia in 1904-1905

21 JAPAN ENTERS THE WORLD STAGE AS AN INDUSTRIAL/IMPERIALIST POWER Areas controlled by Japan in 1906 are shown in purple Japan’s modern warship

22 Treaty of Portsmouth (1906) Treaty of Portsmouth (1906) Ended the Russian- Japanese War Ended the Russian- Japanese War Roosevelt received the Nobel Peace Prize Roosevelt received the Nobel Peace Prize

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24 What is the theory behind the Sherman Antitrust Act? A. If a company has competition, it cannot raise rates at will leaving customers with no alternatives for purchases. B. If a company loses the trust of customers, it can fail without government help. C. If a company has an unfair trade advantage, it will reduce rates so customers will not go to the competition. D. All of these are theories behind the Sherman Antitrust act. Write the question and your answer choice in full. Be prepared to change your answer if it is wrong.

25 Today, I will learn... Today, I will learn... What was the impact of physical and human geographic factors on the Panama Canal? What was the impact of physical and human geographic factors on the Panama Canal? What were the economic effects of the Spanish-American War? What were the economic effects of the Spanish-American War? I have learned it when I can... I have learned it when I can... Explaining the significant events that were critical to moving the U.S. into the position of a world power. Explaining the significant events that were critical to moving the U.S. into the position of a world power.

26 How does America’s position in the Pacific create power and trade opportunities for the United States? How does America’s position in the Pacific create power and trade opportunities for the United States?

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28 U.S. Caribbean Interests U.S. needed to keep foreign powers out of the Caribbean to keep it secure. A canal in Central America was necessary to create easier access between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Caribbean region was a valuable market for American goods and investment, especially agricultural goods.

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30 Congress passed a resolution before the Spanish-American war NOT to annex Cuba. Platt Amendment – Cuba an American “protectorate”

31 Pres. Roosevelt negotiated with Colombia to build the canal, Columbia refused. Pres. Roosevelt negotiated with Colombia to build the canal, Columbia refused. Negotiated with Panamanian rebels. Negotiated with Panamanian rebels. Once Panama independent, signed treaty to build Panama Canal Zone. Once Panama independent, signed treaty to build Panama Canal Zone.

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34 PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT VISITS THE CANAL CONSTRUCTION SITE IN 1906

35 Ten years to complete; 1904 – 1914 Ten years to complete; 1904 – 1914 Geography – different elevations Geography – different elevations Created series of locks designed by engineers to address this issue Created series of locks designed by engineers to address this issue

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37 Dr. Walter Reed Dr. Walter Reed mosquitoes spread yellow fever. mosquitoes spread yellow fever. Dr. William Gorgas (U.S. Army) Dr. William Gorgas (U.S. Army) discovered how to reduce the spread of yellow fever discovered how to reduce the spread of yellow fever drained swamps, cut down vegetation, treated standing water with oil to prevent mosquito breeding drained swamps, cut down vegetation, treated standing water with oil to prevent mosquito breeding

38 Human Factors U.S. supported Panama Revolt. U.S. caused division of Colombia caused tension in the region. Jimmy Carter returns the Canal Zone to Panama in 1999. Canal Zone is a 48 mile international waterway. The canal saves about 8,000 miles off the route from Atlantic to Pacific Ocean. Physical Factors Copy all!

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43 Roosevelt Corollary Roosevelt Corollary Took Monroe Doctrine, (U.S. would not allow European influence in Western Hemisphere), once step further. Took Monroe Doctrine, (U.S. would not allow European influence in Western Hemisphere), once step further. Now, U.S. was giving itself the right to intervene in Latin American countries to protect U.S. business interests. Now, U.S. was giving itself the right to intervene in Latin American countries to protect U.S. business interests. President Theodore Roosevelt

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45 WHAT INTERNATIONAL ROLE DID ROOSEVELT ENVISION FOR THE UNITED STATES?

46 Encouraged American investment in the Caribbean. In 1911, sent U.S. Marines to collect debts in Latin America to countries struggling to repay American loans Nicaragua President William Howard Taft

47 Sent troops to Haiti, Nicaragua, and the Dominican Republic to protect American interests Purchased the Virgin Islands – expanding colonial empire Sent General John J. Pershing to lead an American Expeditionary Force to Mexico to put down rebel troops led by Pancho Villa President Woodrow Wilson

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