Chapter 19 – The Quest for Empire, 1865-1914
- Captain Alfred Thayer Mahan
- Emilio Aguinaldo
- Boxer Rebellion
- Open Door policy
- Platt Amendment
- Panama Canal
- What drove U.S. expansion overseas in the late nineteenth century?
- What happened to Seward’s vision of an American empire?
- What typically imperialist actions did the United States take in its dealings with Hawai’i and Venezuela?
- What were the anti-imperialist arguments against U.S. annexation of the Philippines after the Spanish-American War?
- Why was the Open Door policy such a key component of U.S. diplomacy?
- What solidified U.S.-British ties heading into World War I?
- What accounts for the increased importance of foreign policy concerns in American politics in the closing years of the nineteenth century?
- What key arguments were made by American anti-imperialists?
- How did late-nineteenth century imperialism transform the United States?