Monroe Doctrine and Roosevelt Corollary
The purpose of the Monroe Doctrine was so that efforts by Europe to colonize the Unites State's land would be viewed as aggression. The purpose of the Roosevelt Corollary was "speak softly and carry a big stick" - be kind but make sure other counties know your autority.
Annexation of Philippines
The United States wanted the Philippines for the land, and economic growth. Also for all of the raw materials and natrual resources there. There had been a battle between the United States and Philippines as the Philippines fought for thei independance. However, the United States won and aquired all of the land.
American Imperialism in the Early 1900's
By: Claire Bacarella
Instructor: Jennifer Gould