UT Arlington HIST 1312 - Acquisition of Empire (8 pages)

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International expansion, The Spanish-American War, Life and political policy of Theodore Roosevelt, Teller and Platt amendments


Lecture number:
6
Pages:
8
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Texas at Arlington
Course:
Hist 1312 - HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, 1865 TO PRESENT
Edition:
3

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HIST 1312 1st Edition Lecture 6 Outline of Last Lecture I Populism a The Rise of Populism b Other Farmer Alliances c Main Critiques d Populism and Presidential Elections II The Age of Progressivism a Definition of Liberalism b Definition of Progressivism c Types of Progressive Reform and goals d Origins of Progressive Thought and Action Outline of Current Lecture I International Relations and Expansion a The Security Physical Isolation Afforded the United States b The Relative Infancy of the United States c Factors Prompting International Expansion in the 1890s II A Splendid Little War a Results of the Spanish American War III Theodore Roosevelt a Life of Roosevelt These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute b Roosevelt s Foreign Policy c Roosevelt s Domestic Policy d Later Elections IV Teller and Platt Amendments Current Lecture Acquisition of Empire I International Relations and Expansion a The Security Physical Isolation Afforded the United States The United States was in part indifferent to and inactive in international relations between 1860 and 1890 because given the security afforded by the physical isolation of the United States no nation forced U S Americans to form foreign alliances to protect themselves o The U S was recovering from the Civil War and it took about 25 years for the country to recover from it they had no interest in international wars or bonds U S Americans did not have to play the diplomatic game in order to protect themselves No unfriendly nation posed a real threat to the United States The country was the strongest in the Western Hemisphere and could rest easy in that position Many U S Americans felt that if the United States allied itself with any European power the new country would soon become entangled in the perpetual power struggles and military conflicts that characterized Europe b The Relative Infancy of the United States



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