American Imperialism

Puerto Rico was annexed. This sparked the great confidence in America.

The Boxer Rebellion signifies the effects of growing imperialism in the United States. Austria, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and Russia all claimed exclusive trading rights to certain parts of China. They were dividing China into "spheres of influence." After achieving power of the Philippines the United States became an "Asian PoweraE, and they hoped to take advantage of this trading empire emerging in China, however china was becoming fed up. While China was looking to close its borders to foreigners the United States was looking for ways to get in. Secretary of state, John Hay, had a plan of negotiation, since the American people would not accept force. Hay's idea became known as "The Open Door PolicyaE. This policy would guarantee equal trading rights for all. A secret society, known as the Fists of Righteous Harmony began to emerge in China, the empress of China at the time used these members, referred to as boxers, to her advantage, to destroy any and all foreigners. After the chaos of the boxer rebellion Hay called for an expanded "Open Door Policy," for all parts of China. He also

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World War, Imperialism United, Monroe Doctrine,


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