History and culture of the United States
Imperialism and World War I

rev. 2007-06-08

Imperialist beginnings. War with Spain. Empire. Big stick. Dollar Diplomacy. War in Europe. Wilsonian internationalism. Domestic agitation.

Study guide

Pearl Harbor, Pago Pago

William Randolph Hearst, Joseph Pulitzer, yellow journalism

Valeriano Weyler, Dupuy de Lôme's letter, Maine, Teller Amendment, Rough Riders, Theodore Roosevelt

Open Door Policy, Boxer rebellion

Insular Cases (1901)

Platt Amendment (1901)

Roosevelt's big stick, Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine

Panama Canal

Dollar diplomacy

Mobile address (1913)

Triple Entente, Triple Alliance

Zimmerman telegram

War Industries Board (WIB), National War Labor Board

Committee on Public Information, Espionage Act (1917), Sabotage Act (1918), Sedition Act (1918), American Protective League

Wilson's Fourteen Points, League of Nations, Treaty of Versailles (1919)

Red Scare, Communist International, Palmer Raids

Great Migration

Essay questions

Please pay special attention to the following topics: