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" " Main Idea: The Russo-Japanese War, the Panama Canal, and the Mexican Revolution contributed to the rise in American Military and Economic Power."
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I. Bold Leadership" " A. Theodore Roosevelt" " B. Russo-Japanese War: Mediated by US. Elevates reputation of Japan & US." " C. Panama Canal: Connects Atlantic-Pacific oceans. Reduces distance traveled by military/ commercial vessels." II. Technology" " A. Panama Canal: Uneven sea levels, mountainous terrain, disease" " B. Weaponry: M1911 pistol, battleships, etc." " C. Medical: Disease=> Malaria" III. Imperialist Policies" " A. Hawaiian Annexation" " B. Spanish-American War" " C. Platt Amendment- 1901 (addition to Cuban Constitution)" " D. Philippine-American War" " E. Open-Door Policy" " F. Panamanian (Rebellion) Independence" " G. Roosevelt Corollary: Addendum to Monroe Doctrine. Protect US interests via intervention in Latin America. Hemispheric Police Force. Dollar Diplomacy. “Speak softly, but carry a big stick.”! ! H. Pres. Woodrow Wilson’s “Missionary Diplomacy”: US has a moral responsibility to intervene in violent takeovers=> Mexican Revolution (Huerta Gov’t, Pancho Villa’s Incursion)" " I. Morality Check: Gadsden Purchase, Philippine Purchase, Panama Purchase"
IV. Summary: Why it matters today.! American involvement in conflicts around 1900 led to involvement in WWI and later to a peacekeeper role in today’s world."
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