- ›› Eras and Sub-Eras : Empire Building
The Filibuster King: The Strange Career of William Walker, the Most Dangerous International Criminal of the Nineteenth Century
On November 8, 1855, on the central plaza of the Nicaraguan city of Granada, a line of riflemen shot General Ponciano Corral, the senior general of the Conservative government....
Blaming Wall Street for the nation’s economic woes is not a new idea in American history. Over a...
By 1899, the United States had become a world power. It was not only the world’s greatest industrial nation, but in the war with...
Between 1877 and 1920, the United States’ relationship with the Caribbean region underwent a...
Before learning of Commodore George Dewey’s destruction of the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay on the morning of May 1, 1898, few...
Glossary Term – Event
In Hawaii, foreign entrepreneurs, fearing Queen Lili’uokalani’s plan to restore the kingdom to indigenous Hawaiians, staged a revolt by declaring Hawaii a republic and seeking annexation by the US. American Marines invaded, Lili’uokalani surrendered, and the US minister to Hawaii declared it a protectorate of the United States.