Imperial Surge: The United States Abroad, the 1890s-Early 1900s / Edition 1

Imperial Surge: The United States Abroad, the 1890s-Early 1900s / Edition 1

by Thomas G. Paterson, Stephen G. Rabe, Thomas G. Paterson, Stephen G. (Eds.) Rabe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0669269158

ISBN-13: 9780669269154

Pub. Date: 01/28/1992

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company College Division

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780669269154
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company College Division
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Series:
Problems in American Civilization Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
211
Product dimensions:
5.37(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.37(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chronology
IImperialism: The Spanish-American-Cuban-
Filipino War and Empire
The Rise of the United States to Great-Power Status3
American Ideology: Visions of National Greatness and Racism14
The Depression of the 1890s and Psychic Crisis31
President McKinley's Strong Leadership and the Road to War37
The Business Community's Push for War48
Insular Possessions for the China Market56
The Open Door Policy and China68
The U.S. Drive to Hegemony in the Caribbean79
IIAnti-Imperialism: The Rejected Alternative
President Cleveland's Opposition to the Annexation of Hawaii93
The Filipino Plea for Independence98
The Anti-Imperialists' Case and Failure111
Jane Addams's Dissent from Militaristic Patriotism126
American Writers as Anti-Imperialists133
IIIThe Impact of U.S. Imperialism
Puerto Rico: Colonial Tutelage143
Cuba: The Platt Amendment153
Panama: The Canal Treaty171
The Philippines: Americanization Through Education178
China: Women Missionaries and Cultural Conquest189
Suggestions for Additional Reading205

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