-President after Grover Cleveland
-Responsible for: Spanish American War, Philippine American War, Annexation of Hawaii
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-New Markets: Needed places to sell- overproduction!!!
-Cultural Superiority: Social Darwinism- it is natural that one country will be the best, they should get to thrive, some are stronger, they get to dominate.
-Panama (sort of)
-Hawaii for Hawaiians campaign- to eliminate voting restrictions so Hawaiians, not just white landowners, could vote
-Reinstated by US, but had lost power in peoples eyes
-Created government after overthrowing her. Wouldn't back down.
-Then the US took over.
-War where US supports Cuba against Spain to get its independence... also Philippines
-Treaty of Paris ends war- US gets Guam, Puerto Rico, Philippines (pays $20 million for it), Cuba
-Provoked US and attacked American business interests, wanted us to help with the revolution against Spain
-Puts Cubans in concentration camps in response to revolution
-Explodes in the harbor of Havana, Cuba. Yellow journalism makes people think Spain did it.
-Large factor in the war!
-Yellow Journalism- You furnish the pictures... and I'll furnish the war
-Letter insulted US president.
-Was intercepted, US got it. Another reason for the war.
-This allows US troops to land there
-Lead by Theodore Roosevelt and Leonard Wood.
-San Jaun Hill- they got much fame from here, even if they didn't do much...
-Helped with Roosevelt's fame
-Roosevelt Corollary (we have the right to intervene...)
-Spain frees Cubans, gives US Guam, Puerto Rico, sells Philippines for $20 million
-President of the US appointed a governor, Puerto Rico could only elect members of the lower house
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