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HIS 211 - U.S. History: Reconstruction to the Present - Textbook

Chapter 6: The U. S. and the World: American Imperialism

Chapter 6: The U. S. and the World: American Imperialism


  • Introduction
  • Turner, Mahan, and the Roots of Empire
  • The Spanish-American War and Overseas Empire
  • Economic Imperialism in East Asia
  • Roosevelt’s “Big Stick” Foreign Policy
  • Taft’s “Dollar Diplomacy”
  • Video: American Imperialism
  • Assignment: The Turner Thesis
  • Primary Source Reading: White Man's Burden
  • Assignment: White Man's Burden
  • THE STRENUOUS LIFE
  • To the Philippine People
  • Transcript of Theodore Roosevelt's Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine (1905)