Baltimore Polytechnic Institute January 3, 2011 U.S. History Mr. Green.
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Baltimore Polytechnic Institute January 3, 2011 U.S. History Mr. Green
The students will explain how Theodore Roosevelt’s foreign policy promoted American power around the world by listing ways Roosevelt and Wilson used U.S. power Announcement: Warm-up Question: “Speak softly and carry a big stick: you will go far”: 1. What do you think Roosevelt might have meant by the quote? 2. How do you think Roosevelt’s belief would change American’s role in the world?
Teddy Roosevelt and the World Winner of the 1906 Nobel peace prize Negotiated settlement of the Russo-Japanese War Relations with Japan improved as the U.S. showcased its new battleships Panama Canal Congress approved Panama route to build the canal U.S. negotiated with Columbia which controlled Panama Panama rebelled and the U.S. sent 12 warships when Panama declared independence
Constructing the Canal Began in 1904 Builders fought diseases-plague, yellow fever 43,400 workers 5,600 died working on the canal Completed August 15, 1914 Roosevelt Corollary Latin American countries borrowed money from European nations to build roads U.S. concerned Europe would intervene U.S. would be a police power in the Western Hemisphere Dollar Diplomacy-U.S. Government guaranteed loans made to foreign countries.
Wilson would deny recognition to any Latin American country that was oppressive, undemocratic or hostile to U.S. interests Mexican Revolution U.S. business owners wanted Wilson to recognize Mexico Wilson refused because the Mexican government was oppressive U.S. and Mexico nearly fought
Pancho Villa upset the U.S. recognized Venustiano Carranza’s government Villa killed a group of Americans in Columbus, New Mexico Wilson sent John Pershing to find Villa Only withdrew on the eve of World War I
Complete the Actions and Consequences worksheet for a grade.
In a 2 column-chart, list 3 ways Teddy Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson used American power around the world during their presidencies.