Presentation on theme: "World Power Homework 359-365. God Bless America "While the storm clouds gather far across the sea, Let us swear allegiance to a land that's free, Let."— Presentation transcript:
God Bless America "While the storm clouds gather far across the sea, Let us swear allegiance to a land that's free, Let us all be grateful for a land so fair, As we raise our voices in a solemn prayer. " God Bless America, Land that I love. Stand beside her, and guide her Thru the night with a light from above. From the mountains, to the prairies, To the oceans, white with foam God bless America, My home sweet home.
Russo-Japanese War Japan is winning but running out of men and supplies Japan asks US to mediate Roosevelt gets the Nobel Peace Prize for mediating deal
Panama Canal Two Possible sights Nicaragua and Panama French tried and failed in Panama Negotiations with Columbia fail 1 Day War- Roosevelt authorizes the building of the canal Yellow Fever, Malaria $380 Million
Big Stick Policy Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine Force to protect US Economic interest Nicaragua – loans to prevent bankrupt government. US allowed to take Nicaraguan customs to pay off loan Dollar Diplomacy- US business gives loan. US government guarantees countries will pay back.
Wilson’s Missionary Diplomacy American Moral Responsibility Countries that the US sees as hostile, undemocratic, or oppressive will not be recognized The Mexican Revolution Wilson does not attack Diaz Francisco Madero assassinated by Victoriano Huerta Wilson Calls Huerta’s Government “Butchers”
Mexican Revolution Huerta’s officers arrest American sailors. Who are released. Huerta is ousted by Caranza and Wilson withdraws troops
The Chase for Pancho Villa Pancho Villa and Zapata both opposed Caranza on the belief that he would not support the peasantry. Wilson invades Veracruz when other revolutionaries try to oust Caranza Villa’s troops raided American mines. General Pershing is given 150,000 National guard troops to locate Pancho Villa and protect the border- he is never captured by American troops
Mexican Immigration There were more Mexicans in Los Angeles than any city in the world Except Mexico City Most were unskilled laborers. Many became migrant (moving from state to state) farmworkers
Which US President Authorized the building of the Panama Canal With Which President did Mexico almost go to war against Who led forces into Mexico in search of Pancho Villa Which revolutionary leader did the US send in armed troops to attempt to capture him This term refers to the policy of using the U.S. government to guarantee loans made to foreign countries by American business people. It’s construction is regarded as one of the greatest Engineering feats This term refers to the policy of denying recognition of Latin American governments that the United States viewed as oppressive, undemocratic, or hostile to U.S. interests. Also known as "big stick" diplomacy, this official American policy stated that disorder in Latin America could force the United States to send its military into Latin American nations to protect American economic interests.