| Why Important?
1. Our Country: Its Possible Future and Its Present Crisis
| This was a book that was written by Josiah Strong. This book made the missionaries want to travel into foreign countries.
| This is important because literature was once again influencing the people in the United States. They kept getting immigrants, money and influences from the foreign countries.
| 2. Monroe Doctrine
| Richard Olney, Secretary of State to President Cleveland, said that if Britain would want to gain more territory then they would have to go to war with them. Britain would be breaking the Monroe Doctrine if they did want to expand.
| This is important because Britain was almost insulted by fighting with America, since they were weaker. Britain and America did not fight.
| 3. Sugar
| This was another product that started to trade that came from Hawaii. Even though after the McKinley Tariff of 1890 the selling of sugar decreased.
| This is important because the United States had annexed Hawaii since they had sugar.
| 4. Valeriano Weyler
| He was a Spanish general that wanted to get rid of the people who were in the Cuban rebellion. He would put those people into camps, where the Cubans would be mistreated.
| This is important because he was mistreating the people from Cuba, which made him get replaced in 1897.
| 5. Yellow Journalism
| This was made by William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer, which said that the conditions in Cuba were worst then how they looked.
| This is important because they made the people believe that Spain had Cuba in terrible conditions. This may have led to some rebellions and even the Spanish American War.
| 6. Emilio Aguinaldo
| He was the leader of the independence movement of the Philippines. Their movement was going against Spain.
| This is important because he wanted the Philippines to be independent in 1899, but the U.S. Army captured him.
| 7. The Influence of Sea Power Upon History
| This was a book by...
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