Katie R. and Alexis W.

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Katie R. and Alexis W.

The United States practiced imperialism in the late 19th and early 20th century by annexing Alaska, annexing Hawaii, and also helping Panama gain there independance to build the Panama Canal.

Imperialism was a period of time in which powerful European nations created large empires by gaining economic and political control over weaker nations.

One example of U.S. imperialism was annexing Hawaii.

The U.S. helped Panama gain there independance so we could build and control the Panama Canal.

Sixteen American's shot in Mexico in result of the uprising against Carranza. Wilson was sent in to capture Villa, but we soon withdrew from Mexico because of World War I.

The U.S. purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867 for 7.2 million.


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