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Early 20th Century American Imperialism
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formal, Spanish, Burden, colonization, violence, pulpo, Cuba, Kipling, possessions, recipe, ethical, state, consternation, Europeans, famine, entanglements, Berlin, colonial, Chiquita, insurgents, Old, agitation, Fruit, annexed
                   were not the only powers to scramble for new opportunities in the rest of the world at the end of the 19th century
e.g. in Africa
Americans had joined this project as well
although it held back from formal                         
as in the type Europe was engaging in
in one sense a colony before they became a           
Puerto Rico
avoided              colonization
tried to rely on market forces to incorporate an American order into their areas
instead of formally                territories to the American inland, relied on informal mechanisms
by 1914 the United States exported capital to the rest of the world
80% direct foreign investment to its neighbors
companies played this role
The United            company
producer of bananas
from Central America and from Colombia
to American consumers through the ports of New Orleans and New York
the forerunner of                  Bananas
known in Central America as "el           ", or the octopus
because of its tentacular presence
produced a              book in order to market the consumption of this new tropical commodity
a harbinger of things to come
invariably drew the United States into formal                            with political neighbors
1898 Spanish-American War
first time United States went to war with a European power since 1812
Europe's oldest empire running up against Neoeurope's first empire
a collision of models
Spain had a few remaining colonies
the Philippines
Puerto Rico
         and the Philippines
increasing                    for independence from Spain
the United States imagined itself as a savior to rescue those who were struggling to free themselves from this old empire
the U.S. press painted Spain as a venal and corrupt        World empire
showed Uncle Sam rescuing Cuba, represented as a child, from a crocodile
the press played a role in showing how the United States could move into foreign markets as an                model
this was unlike what the Europeans were deploying in Africa
the United States could portray itself as ethically committed to freeing the Philippines, Cuba and Puerto Rico from                tyranny
many of the                      of these countries were beginning to win their struggle against Spain
the U.S. feared that the instability would pose a threat to the United States
particularly in Cuba
therefore the 1898 war
a very quick defeat of the Spanish
the Treaty of Paris
led to the freedom of Spain's last colonies
these                        would pass to informal U.S. control
as in              with the Africa conference, there was no Cuban, Puerto Rican or Filipino present
the U.S. had to consider what to do in these places
embroiled in local guerilla warfare
much debate whether the United States was becoming an empire just like Europe
Woodrow Wilson
Empire could lead to a corrosion of the American constitution
news of                  and carnage being released in the warfare of these far away places
American troops and Filipino insurgents
press core getting pictures back to the American population
                           as to what to do
forced American to rethink the purpose of their empire and their power over these countries
witnessed the American anxieties about empire in newly independent areas of the world
McClure's Magazine: "The White Man's             "
Subtitle: The United States and the Philippines
you're sacrificing yourself for others
"fill forth the mouth of             "
watch heathen folly
evoking the relationship between empire and race
the moral purpose of expansion and this new language of uplift
this                  rhetoric fueled Cuban and Philippine nationalism
a war of the poets
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venal, adj. showing or motivated by susceptibility to bribery  "The U.S. press painted Spain as a venal and corrupt Old World empire."

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Turn-of-the-century insights regarding the U.S. relationship to the Philippines, Cuba and Puerto Rico, by Woodrow Wilson via this morning's History since 1300 class: "The government, which was designed for the people, has got into the hands of the bosses and their employers, the special interests. An invisible empire has been set up above the forms of democracy."
Columbus and the New World
1500-1700 Indian Ocean Trading system
Da Gama, Pepper and World History
Portuguese Indian Ocean Empire
16th Century Colonialism Fueling European Violence
Global Food: European Sugar, Caribbean Plantations, African Slaves
16th and 17th Century Merchant Trading Companies
17th Century Interdependence of Trade and Investment
Francis Drake and Mercantilist Wars
The Apex and Erosion of the Mughal Empire
The Treaty of Westphalia as the Hinge of Modern History
The Influence of Silver on the Ming Dynasty
Political Reverberations of Ming Consolidation
18th China Resurgent as Qing Dynasty
18th Century Tea Trade, Leisure Time, and the Spread of Knowledge
Cook and Clive: Discoverers, Collectors and Conquerors of the Enlightenment
Strains on the Universality of the Enlightenment
The Enlightenment, Empire, and Colonization: Burke vs. Hastings
Enlightenment or Empire
18th Century Land Grabbing
The Industrial Revolution and the Transition of Non-Renewable Energy
The Seven Years' War and Colonial Revolutions
Napoleon, Spain, the Colonies, and Imperial Crises
Human Rights and the Meaning of Membership within Societies
Napoleon, New Nations, and Total War
The Ottoman Empire's 19th Century Tanzimat Reform
The Early 19th Century Market Revolution
The Global Upheavals of the Mid-19th Century
The Train, the Rifle, and the Industrial Revolution
Transition in India: Last of the Mughals
The Indian Rebellion of 1857 and Its Ramifications
Darwin's Effect on 19th Century Ideas
Factors Which Led to the Solidifying of Nation States
1868 Japan: The Meiji Restoration
1871: Germany Becomes a Nation
North American Nation-Building
19th Century Changing Concepts of Labor
The Benefits of Comparative Advantage
Migration after the Age of Revolutions
Creating 19th Century Global Free Trade
The Expanding 19th Century Capitalist System
The Second Industrial Revolution
The Closing of the American Frontier
Africa's Second Imperial Wave
Early 20th Century American Imperialism
1894-1905: Japan's Imperial Wave in Asia
Rashid Rida and 19th Century Islamic Modernization
19th Century Pan-Islam and Zionism Movements
19th Century Global Export-Led Growth
Indian Wars and Mass Slaughter of Bison
The Suez Canal's Effect on the Malayan Tiger
1890-1914: Savage Wars of Peace
1900-1909: Russian and Turkish Dynasties
1899-1911 The End of the Qing Dynasty
The 1910 Mexican Revolution
The Panic of 1907
Turn-of-the-Century Civilization and its Discontents
20th Century Questioning of Reason
Late 19th Century Anxieties of Race
The First World War
The End of WWI and the Attempt at Global Peace
The Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919
The Wilson-Lenin Moment
1919 Self-Determination Movements in India
Post-WWI European Peace and Global Colonial Upheaval
1929 Economic Collapse
Changes in Capitalism between the Wars
1918-1945 Rethinking Economies