American Imperialism

Timeline created by Elijah T Fields
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    American Imperialism

  • US purchase Alaska from Russia

    US secretary of state William Seward purchased Alaska from Russia for 7.2million.
  • USS Maine sinks

    A navy ship that sunk that contributed to the start of the Spanish American War
  • Publication of the de Lome Letter

    De Lome's unflattering remarks about McKinley helped duel the this country's aggressive, war like foreign policy.
  • Spanish American War

    Us beats Spain and acquires control over Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Philippines
  • Battle of Kettle hill

    United States forces defeated greatly outnumbered Spanish forces at San Juan Hill and Kettle Hill.
  • US Annexes Hawaii

    The US added Hawaii to the states
  • Platt Amendment

    Stipulated seven conditions for the withdrawal of United States Troops remaining in Cuba after the Spanish American War.
  • Hay-Herran Treaty

    An agreement between the US and Panama granting exclusive canal rights to the Unites States across the isthmus of Panama in exchange for financial reimbursement.
  • Panama Canal is Completed

    When the Panama Canal was completed.
  • Battle of Manilla

    A major battle of the Philippine campaign during the second world war.
  • Alaska Becomes a State

    When Alaska became apart of the US
  • Hawaii Becomes a State

    When Hawaii Became apart of the US