unit 7 part 1

Timeline created by Brianabrown
  • Alaska

    Alaska
    The Klondike Gold Rush brought 100,000 people seeking fortune
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    Roosevelt ordered for attack on Spanish troops in the Philippines
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    US delcares war on Spain
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    U.S. Commodore Dewey and his Asiatic squadron defeat the Spanish fleet at Manila Bay in the Philippines in the first battle of the war
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    US troops arrive in Cuba
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    US defeats Spanish at the Battle of San Juan Heights
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    US forces destroy the Spanish Fleet off Santiago Bay Cuba
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    The Spanish surrender at Santiago
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    U.S. and Spain sign the Protocol of Peace
  • Hawaii

    Hawaii
    Hawaii was annexed by the US
  • Big Stick Diplomacy

    Big Stick Diplomacy
    Roosevelt made this which said to speak and negotiate softly with the underlying threat of a powerful military if things didn't go as he wanted
  • Philippine American War

    Philippine American War
    Philippines were ceded to the United States after being defeated
  • Panama Canal

    Panama Canal
    began being built; allowed shipping between the Atlantic and pacific coasts to be quick and easier
  • Mexico

    Mexico
    first border patrol was established
  • Japan

    Japan
    US was a mediator after the Russo-Japanese war
  • Dollar Diplomacy

    secured and protected american financial interests
  • Alfred Thayer Mahan

    Alfred Thayer Mahan
    the most important American strategist of the 19th century
  • Panama Canal

    Panama Canal
    finished building and allowed first passage
  • World War 1

    World War 1
    Archduke Franz Ferdinand is assassinated, begins war
  • World War 1

    Wilson declares the US will be neutral in the war
  • Mexico

    Mexico
    Mexican troops took 4800 US troops who were tortured as a form of revenge on the US
  • Red Scare

    Red Scare
    citizens freared the rise of communism after the cold war with russia
  • World War 1

    World War 1
    US joins the war on allied side after attack on ships by Germany
  • World War 1

    World War 1
    US wins battle of Catigny
  • World War 1

    World War 1
    Allied and German representatives sign treaty of Versailles
  • World War 1

    World War 1
    United States Senate fails to ratify Treaty of Versailles
  • World War 1

    World War 1
    United States signs separate peace treaties with Germany, Austria, and Hungary
  • Philippine American War

    Philippine American War
    COmmonwaelth of the Philippines was established with the permission of the US