Lecture Notes for HIST 2301 - History of the United States Since 1877 with Iber at Texas Tech (TTU)

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Material Type:Note
Class:HIST 2301 - History of the United States Since 1877
University:Texas Tech University
Term:Spring 2011
  • Zimmerman Note
  • Office of War Information
  • Executive Order 8802
  • Espionage Act of 1917
  • Sedition Act of 1918
  • Black Tuesday
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Agricultural Adjustment Act
  • Roosevelt Corollary
  • Espionage Act
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History Review #2 ? Alfred Mahan ? -publisher of The Influence of Sea Power upon History. Argued that only a large navy could protect the trade that would be the lifeblood of the new American empire. The Maine - battleship that President McKinley dispatched to Havana in a gesture designed to display the American government?s resolve to force a settlement between Cuba and Spain. Exploded on February 15 , killing 260 th ? Americans. The cause was never determined, but the blame was placed on Spain and called for war. Dollar Diplomacy ? - The use of private American capital, often against both the desire and the judgment of the bankers concerned to displace European bondholders and concessionaires in Latin America. The idea of Dollar Diplomacy was to wield influence in Latin America through trade and investment rather than direct military control. Roosevelt Corollary ? - an extension of the Monroe Doctrine which asserted a right of ...

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