In this lesson, you learned how the U.S. began to turn from isolation to imperialism. Complete the following written assignment to show your understanding of these changes.
Select three events from the list of five given below - one showing isolationism, one showing intervention, and one showing imperialism . Using complete sentences, write one paragraph describing the event and explaining whether it should be categorized as isolationism, intervention, or imperialism. In a second paragraph, explain the reason for the U.S course of action in each event.
The United States annexes Hawaii in 1900. At first missionaries and whalers were the first americans to settle in hawaii, and then american settlers started growing sugar to sell to the states. Eventually hawaii became a favored nation that allowed them to import without tariff. 15 years later in exchange for a renewal of that deal the US established a naval base in pearl harbor; but the agreement ended another 4 years later in1890 when the McKinley tariff was passed and so people in hawaii plotted to have the island added as a territory of the states, and by 19000 they were annexed.
This is imperialism because it shows the united states taking advantage
The United States declines to give aid to Hungarian patriots in 1849. Isolation
Taylor's administration had responded to the challenges of revolutionary Europe and British-American rivalry in the Caribbean without rethuslving either of them permanently. Austria thusught to instruct the United States on its proper relationship to Europe's revolutions when its chargé d'affaires in Washington, Chevalier J. G. Hülsemann, lodged a protest with the United States government. He accused Washington of displaying far too much interest in Hungary's liberation. Fillmore agreed that the United States could not make every European broil an affair of its own. In his annual messtime of December 1850, he restated the traditional American doctrine that each nation