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Q: 1887
A: Hawaii grants United States exclusive use of Pearl Harbor.
Q: 1892
A: Grover Cleveland is elected president.
Q: 1893
A: Planters overthrough the Hawaiian queen, Liliuokalani.
Q: 1896
A: William McKinley is elected president.
Q: 1898
A: Spanish-American War takes place.
Q: 1901
A: Theodore Roosevelt becomes president after McKinley is assassinated.
Q: 1904
A: Roosevelt is elected president.
Q: 1908
A: William Howard Taft is elected president.
Q: 1912
A: Woodrow Wilson is elected president.
Q: 1914
A: Panama Canal opens.
Q: Alfred Thayer Mahan
A: He joined the army in the 1850s and served for nearly 40 years. He used his Decades of experiance to write several books on the importance of sea power. Lastly Mahan encouraged government officials to build up American naval forces so that the United States could compete with other powerful nations.
Q: William Seward
A: A strong backer of expansion he bought Alaska for 7.2 million dollars in 1867. At first people thought that this was not a wise move they called this place "Sewards Icebox" and "Polar Bear Garden". It was actully a good purchase though because it was rich of natural resources like gold, lumber, fish, and oil.
Q: Queen Liliuikalani
A: Became the leader of Hawaii in 1891. She believed that the planters had too much influence and wanted to limit their powers. American planters were upset because of this so they staged a revolt with the help of U.S. Marines. They over threw the queen and set up their own government.
Q: José Martí
A: Force to leave cuba in the 1870s because he spoke out for independence. After he left he spent much of his time in the U.S. He started planning a revolt against Spain to get Cuba their independence.
Q: General Valeriano "the Butcher" Weyler
A: He was sent by Spain to crush rebels. Weyler's methods were harsh. He forced many Cubans from their hames and place them in camps guarded by Spanish troops. Many died of starvation and disese in the camps.
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