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Title U.S. imperialism and progressivism [Axis 360 electronic resource] : 1896 to 1920 / edited by Jeff Wallenfeldt.

Edition 1st ed.
Imprint New York : Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 158 p. :) ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports. (some col.).
Series Documenting America : the primary source documents of a nation
Documenting America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents American imperialism -- The Spanish-American War -- The new American empire -- Unlocking the Pacific -- The Open Door in the Far East -- Building the Panama Canal and American domination in the Caribbean -- The Progressive movement -- The origins of progressivism -- Urban reforms -- Reform in state governments -- Theodore Roosevelt's progressivism and William Howard Taft's troubles -- The "Bully Pulpit" -- Taft's presidency -- The Republican insurgents -- The 1912 election -- Woodrow Wilson : The president as prime minister -- The New Freedom and its transformation -- Woodrow Wilson and intervention in the Mexican Revolution -- "Over There" : The United States and World War I -- The struggle for neutrality -- Loans and supplies for the Allies -- German submarine warfare -- Arming for war -- The United States enters the Great War -- Break with Germany -- Mobilization -- America's role in the war -- Woman suffrage -- Wilson's vision of a new world order -- The Paris Peace Conference and the Treaty of Versailles -- The fight over the treaty and the election of 1920 -- Conclusion
Appendices (Documents) -- Albert Shaw : The blowing up of the Maine (1898) -- Charles Denby : The evident fitness of keeping the Philippines (1898) -- William Jennings Bryan : The paralyzing influence of imperialism (1900) -- John Hay : The Open Door Policy (1899) -- Theodore Roosevelt : Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine (1905) -- Jane Addams : Industrial amelioration and social ethics (1902) -- Amos P. Wilder : Governor La Follette and what he stands for (1902) -- Manifesto of the Industrial Workers of the World (1905) -- William Howard Taft : Defense of a high tariff (1909) -- Theodore Roosevelt : The New Nationalism (1910) -- Woodrow Wilson : First inaugural address (1913) -- Louis D. Brandeis : The Money Trust (1913) -- Woodrow Wilson : The Tampico Affair (1914) -- William Jennings Bryan : American protest over the sinking of the Lusitania (1915) -- Leonard Wood : Military unpreparedness (1915) -- Susan B. Anthony : The status of woman, past, present, and future (1897) -- Charles A. Beard : Reasons for his resignation from Columbia University (1917) -- Woodrow Wilson : Peace without victory (1917) -- Woodrow Wilson : Fourteen Points (1918) -- Henry Cabot Lodge : Reservations with regard to the Treaty of Versailles (1919) -- Glossary -- Overviews -- Imperialism -- Progressivism -- Biographies and special topics.
Summary This volume examines American history between the end of the Civil War and the end of World War I, considering in depth both the imperialist and progressive influences that heralded the country's future position as a major force on the international stage.
Subject Imperialism -- History.
Progressivism (United States politics) -- History.
Imperialism -- History -- Sources.
Progressivism (United States politics) -- History -- Sources.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1865-1921.
United States -- Territorial expansion.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1865-1921 -- Sources.
United States -- Territorial expansion -- Sources.
Imperialism (OCoLC)fst00968126
International relations (OCoLC)fst00977053
Progressivism (United States politics) (OCoLC)fst01078751
Territorial expansion (OCoLC)fst01355135
United States (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1865 - 1921
Genre Electronic books.
History (OCoLC)fst01411628
Sources (OCoLC)fst01423900
Added Author Wallenfeldt, Jeffrey H.
Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Added Title US imperialism and progressivism
Other Form: Print version: U.S. imperialism and progressivism. New York : Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2013 9781615306909 (DLC) 2011051612
ISBN 9781615307548 (electronic bk.)
1615307540 (electronic bk.)
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