Timeline: Woodrow Wilson and United States Essay

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Anais Warren
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APUSH/ 7th Pd
01/28/13

1. Samuel “Golden Rule” Jones (1846-1904) * He was mayor of Toledo, Ohio. He lived by the “Golden Rule”, which is; treat others how you want to be treated. 2. Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924) * He was a U.S Senator known for his views on foreign policy. He wanted to declare was and was refused by Pres. Wilson. 3. John “Black Jack” Pershing (1860-1948) * He was a general during the Spanish-American War and a commander during WWI. 4. Emilio Aguinaldo (1869-1964) * He was a Philippine general and politician. He had a major role in the Spanish-American War and Revolt. Was captured in 1901 and was forced to pledge allegiance to America. 5. Sphere’s of Influence (early 1900’s) * It describes a country that has a large amount of cultural, military, political, and economic influence in other nations. 6. Insurgent’s Revolt (1895-1898) * A revolt against Spanish rule that ultimately led to led to the Spanish-American War. 7. Open Door Policy (1899) * William McKinley founded it in 1899. It allows the U.S and Europe to trade with China. 8. Insular Cases (1901-1904) * It determined whether or not inhabitants of American territories would be allowed some but not all American rights. 9. Big Stick Diplomacy (1901-1909) * It was Roosevelt’s philosophy. He said that when dealing with international affairs they should act as international police by bringing troops with them overseas and force them to agree. 10. Anthracite Coal Strike (1902) * The Anthracite Coal Strike was also known as the United Mine Workers of America strike. The strike threatened to cause an energy crisis, so that the Federal Government would have to intervene. 11. Hay-Bunau-Vanilla Treaty (1903) * Panama and the United States agreed to let there be a canal built from coast to coast. The United States was responsible for building it and making it affordable for all nations.

12. Northern Securities Cases (1904) * Northern Securities Company was a trust that was taken down by President Roosevelt. He got the nickname “trust buster” when he knocked out those trusts.

13. Roosevelt Corollary (1904) * An act that would let the United States intervene with close American countries that will try to go against the United States. 14. International Workers of the World (1905) * It was created in opposition to the America Federation of Labor. They followed the ideals of Karl Marx. 15. Wobblies (1905) * It’s a nickname for the International Workers of the World. 16. Gentleman’s Agreement (1907) * It was an agreement between Japan and Theodore Roosevelt to stop immigration. It would only allow wives and children of immigrants who were already here to enter the U.S. 17. Great White Fleet (1907-1909) * President Roosevelt sent the Navy on a world tour to let everyone know how great the United States naval power was. 18. Dollar Diplomacy (1909-1913) * The Dollar Diplomacy was made by President Howard Taft to make other nations dependent on the United States by heavily investing in their economies. 19. Ballinger-Pinchot Affair (1912) * During Taft’s presidency, his cabinet member fought over how much money should be used to conserve national resources. 20. New Freedom (1912) * President Woodrow Wilson’s philosophy that meant that the government should regulate business. 21. New Nationalism (1912) * Pres. Roosevelt argued that property rights were under the people’s welfare and only a strong government can operate the economy. 22. Triple Wall Privilege (1913) * President Woodrow Wilson didn’t like banks,…