US Imperialism

Timeline created by PeterPerez01
In History
  • US purchases Alaska from Russia

    US Secretary of State William Steward purchased Alaska from Russia for $7.2 million.
  • Spanish American War

    In 1890, Spain controlling Cuba, Philippines, and Guam, who demolished Cubans to keep their colonies. Spanish ambassador called President McKinley "weak". USS Maine explodes, and Yellow Journalism steps in, blaming Spain, and uprising of the war.
  • Hawaii becomes a State

    Before the annexation, Queen Liliuokalani was ruler of the island. Then, Queen Liliuokalani and Stanford B. Dole seved as rulers until the annexation in 1898.
  • Publication of the de Lome letter

    US Spanish ambassador Enrique Dupuy de Lome called President William McKinley calling him a lowlife, and weak.
  • Sinking of the USS Maine

    USS Maine mysteriously sank, with a total of 258 sailor casualties.
  • Battle of Kettle HIll

    During the Spanish-American War, Battle of Kettle Hill was the top victory for Rough Riders up against the Spanish after defeating them, and rushing towards the hill, massacring the spanish.
  • Annexation of Hawaii

    Growing of crops like Pineapples and Sugar.
  • Battle of Manila

    Spanish defeated in The Philippines, and US takes over.
  • Platt Amendment

    Signified the end of militarism for Cuba
  • Hay Herran Treaty

    Gave rights to United States to cross canal
  • Panama Canal complete

    Canal symbolized power for U.S., and it also shorten the distance between the Atlantic and Pacific ocean.