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United States History - Primary Resources

American Imperialism

Description: A woman (Hawai'i) and Uncle Sam are getting married, kneeling before the minister (McKinley) who is reading
from a book entitled "Annexation Policy". The bride seems ready to bolt. Behind the couple stands Morgan (jingo)
with a shotgun. Courtesy of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum Archives


Albert Beveridge: The March of the Flag

Anti-Imperialism in the United States, 1898-1935

Anti-imperialist league

Chronology for the Philippine Islands and Guam in the Spanish-American War

Crucible of Empire: The Spanish-American War, PBS

Documents Relating to American Foreign Policy 1898-1914

Edwin Wildman: A Visit to Aguinaldo, Leader of the Philippine Rebels, 1898

1897 Petition Against the Annexation of Hawaii

First Open Door Note (1899)

Francisco Garcia Calderón: "Imperialism of Decadence", 1913

A History of U.S. Intervention in Latin America and the Caribbean Timeline

The 1897 Petition Against the Annexation of Hawaii

Military Government in Puerto Rico

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection Historical Maps of the United States

The Platt Amendment, 1901

The Platt Amendment, 1903 Image

Puerto Rico at the Dawn of the Modern Age

R. L. Bullard: Preparing Our Moros for Government, 1906

Rudyard Kipling, The White Man's Burden, 1899

Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures

Transcript of Platt Amendment (1903)

Treaty of Paris 1898

US Recognition of Cuban Independence, 1898

The World of 1898: The Spanish-American War, Cuba

The World of 1898: The Spanish-American War, Philippines

The World of 1898: The Spanish-American War, Puerto Rico