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Vocab.

Vocabulary:

Dollar Diplomacy: A government policy of promoting the business interests of its citizens in other countries.

Controversy: Contention, strife, or argument.

Conglomerate: A corporation consisting of a number of subsidiary companies or divisions in a variety of unrelated industries, usually as a result of merger or acquisition.

Sherman Anti-Trust Act: Is a landmark federal statute on competition law passed by Congress in 1890. It prohibits certain business activities that reduce competition in the marketplace, and requires the United States federal government to investigate and pursue trusts, companies, and organizations suspected of being in violation.

William Taft: Was the President, the 27th. He started dollar diplomacy. Monopolist: A person or business that has a monopoly.

Monroe Doctrine: A principle of US policy, originated by President James Monroe in 1823, that any intervention by external powers in the politics of the Americas is a potentially hostile act against the US.

Controversies: Disagreement, Heated, Essentially: Used To Emphasize The Basic Fundamentals. Ensure: Certain That Shall Occur Or Be The Case.

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WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT: Dollar Diplomacy by William Howard Taft

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During The Early 18th & 19th Century, The United States Expanded & Became The Worlds Most Powerful Nation. At the End Of The 1800’s, The U.S Annexed Hawaii. Queen Liliuokalani Was A Nationalist, & Was Angry with The United States. Sometime Later Cuba Was Fighting For Independence. The United States Got Involved In The Cuban Civil War In 1895. At The Same Time the Philippines, Guam, & Puerto Rico Where Also Fighting For There Independence. The United States Occupied The Islands Up Until 1946. In The 1900’s, The United States Gained Open Trading To And From China. The United States Received Full Trading Rights From China. In The End, The U.S Wanted The Panama Canal. But They Didn’t Want To Pay a lot To Help Panama Get Their Freedom From Colombia To Get It Built For A Lower Cost. Although Many Of These Interventions, Led To Positive Outcomes, Some Had Negative Effects. What Were The Positive & Negative Impacts Of Expansion? First, Positive Things For Hawaii Is That it Gained Protection By the United States & They Have Resources That The United States Needs. Negative Things For Hawaii Is That It Looses It’s Rights & Independence. Second, Positive Things For Cuba Gets There Independence, And Negative Things For Cuba Is That They Had Restrictions On Their Freedom. Third The Philippines, Guam and Puerto Rico Positive Now The United States Built Naval Bases. A Negative Was That They All Lost Their Independence. Fourth, The Unites States Gained Free Trade From China. A Negative is that china lost it’s Sovereignty (Self Control). Finally, Panama Gets Its Freedom Form Colombia. & There Are Shorter Trips To & From Panama. Negative Things, The United States Is Greedy & Doesn’t Want To The Spend As Much Money On the Panama Canal, So It Frees Panama To Spend Less Money. The United States Helped These Countries, But It Was For Their Own Benefit.

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Office of the Historian - Milestones - 1899-1913 - Dollar Diplomacy

Office of the Historian - Milestones - 1899-1913 - Dollar Diplomacy | Dollar Diplomacy Foreign Nations | Scoop.it

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