-European powers now created colonies by creating military, political, and business structuresthat allowed them to dominate and profit from the existing populations. America becameinvolved in this new imperialism as a result of the Spanish-American War.Hearst and Pulitzer-Competitors against each other in a circulation war; practitioners of
.Treaty of Paris 1898Signed on December 10, 1898; officially ended the Spanish- American War. According to theTreaty, Cuba went free, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines were ceded to the US, and theUS agreed to pay Spain an indemnity of $20 million.
-A group including such luminaries as William James and Mark Twain that argued against tocombat American imperialism. Disliked the American annexation of Spanish territories.-
: we’ll give cuba lots of rights
Philippine War-An armed conflict between a group of Filipino revolutionaries and the United States whicharose from the struggle of the First Philippine Republic to gain independence followingannexation by the United States. The war was part of a series of conflicts in the Philippinestruggle for independence, preceded by the Philippine Revolution and the Spanish-AmericanWar.
is the leader.
Red scare (1920s)-Caused by -Bolshevik Revolution (1917)-Growing Socialist Party and fear of Russian ImmigrantsKKK (1920s)-Rode the anti-commie wave of racism-Branched out and attacked more groups (Catholics, Jews, Gays)Modern vs. Traditional values (1920's)-Evolution v. Intelligent Design (
)-Prohibition, and less interesting social reforms-Women's urge for equality began
of the 1920's-Basically stopped eastern europeans from entering the US. (Because of WWI)-Wanted to 'purify' the American Culture1920's Tech - Radio's Film and Automobiles-Radio created a tighter knit america bring people entertainment and news.-Allowed for political debates to occur via radio-Film allowed for the public to see the World Wars.-Auto's allowed for people to commute further, allowed society to spread out.
- Birth Control Activist- Founded the American Birth Control League-Birth Control allowed women to take control of their sexuality
and the UNIA-Founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association-Proponent of the Back to Africa Movement.-Encouraged Black NationalismHarlem Renaissance-African American art forms sprung up from the district of Harlem.