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10 Nov 2017
Hawaii was granted statehood in 1959 under William McKinley.
Conflict to end Spanish colonial rule in the Americas. Treaty of Paris, Spain renounced clain to Cuba, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines.
Under the Platt Amendment on June 12th, 1901, the US had the power to intervene in Cuba's internal affairs and the rights to Guantanamo Bay.
During the Spanish-American War, on June 1898, the USS Charleston captured Guam without resistance
On July 25th, 1898 US troops invaded Puerto Rico, beginning a period of US colonial domination
Proposed by Woodrow Wilson in his 1912 election, to support countries with democratic governments and to economically injure nondemocratic countries
Effort of the US, mostly during Taft's tenure, to increase its foreign policy by guaranteeing loans made to foreign countries
Beginning in 1899, was an uprising in China against forgein influence in religon, politics, and trade.
On March 9, 1916 several hundred Mexican soldiers invaded and attacked a New Mexico Town.
Building of the Panama Canal, 1903 - 1914. President Theodore Roosevelt oversaw the realization of a long-term US goal.
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