Platt Amendment, Page 1: The Good Neighbor Policy was based on the Platt Amendment from 1901

Platt Amendment, Page The Good Neighbor Policy was based on the Platt Amendment from 1901

Platt Amendment on Cuba Document Analysis Activity U.S. Im

Platt Amendment on Cuba Document Analysis Activity U.S. Imperialism

This handout provides the original legislation as well as the document image for students to analyze with guiding questions for a better understanding of American documents and, in this case, the Amendment Joint Resolution for Women's Rights.

The Original Platt Amendment

The Original Platt Amendment

This 1-page handout provides the original legislation as well as the document image for students to analyze with guiding questions for a better understanding of American documents and, in this case, the Platt Amendment on Cuba. Includes a significance wrap-up question in which students utilize all of the information to explain the significance of the legislation.  Answer Key is Provided!

Platt Amendment on Cuba Document Analysis Activity U.S. Imperialism

This handout provides the original legislation as well as the document image for students to analyze with guiding questions for a better understanding

Spanish American War Document Analysis Timeline  This activity features 10 primary sources from the Spanish American War that students analyze using questions organized onto a timeline. The documents include cartoons, newspapers, lithographs, maps, and pictures all related to each aspect of the war.  The questions begin with a cartoon related to America protecting Cuba and move through the explosion on the USS Maine, the Teller & Platt Amendments, Rough Riders, Yellow Journalism, Buffalo ...

Spanish American War Document Analysis Timeline

Spanish American War Document Analysis Timeline This activity features 10 primary sources from the Spanish American War that students analyze using questions

Carlos Mendieta leader of Cuba was installed as President after a coup lead by Fulgencio Batista. He was unable to establish political stability but during his time he retracted the Platt Amendment. Cuba received a favorable tariff preference as a result of the Platt Amendment and that ended in 1934. However, the long term lease of Guantanamo Bay continues.

Carlos Mendieta leader of Cuba was installed as President after a coup lead by Fulgencio Batista. He was unable to establish political stability but during his time he retracted the Platt Amendment. Cuba received a favorable tariff preference as a result of the Platt Amendment and that ended in 1934. However, the long term lease of Guantanamo Bay continues.

Photo of Senator Orville Platt of Connecticut who was responsible for much of the Platt amendment which was in fact overturned or repealed by FDR's Good Neighbor Policy...While the Platt amendment called for force and occupation the Good Neighbor policy called for cooperation and trade

Photo of Senator Orville Platt of Connecticut who was responsible for much of the Platt amendment which was in fact overturned or repealed by FDR's Good Neighbor Policy...While the Platt amendment called for force and occupation the Good Neighbor policy called for cooperation and trade

Cartoon protesting Platt Amendment

Cartoon protesting Platt Amendment

The Platt Amendment passed in 1903 after the Spanish-American War which stated seven conditions. Cuba was to abide by the seven conditions in order for the United States to remove U.S. military troops from Cuba. The amendment made the United States superior to Cuba. In 1934 the Treaty of Relations annulled the Platt Amendment. Roosevelt removed provisions that annoyed Cubans in order to qualify as a "good neighbor."

The Platt Amendment passed in 1903 after the Spanish-American War which stated seven conditions. Cuba was to abide by the seven conditions in order for the United States to remove U.S. military troops from Cuba. The amendment made the United States superior to Cuba. In 1934 the Treaty of Relations annulled the Platt Amendment. Roosevelt removed provisions that annoyed Cubans in order to qualify as a "good neighbor."

Franklin Roosevelt's Secretary of State Cordell Hull was as important a figure in the Good Neighbor Movement as Roosevelt himself. Cordell supported Roosevelt's policy saying,  "No country has the right to intervene in the internal or external affairs of another" and served as a dignitary to many Latin American Countries. The Good Neighbor Policy saw the removal of United States Marines from Haiti and Nicaragua, and caused the annulment of the Platt Amendment.

Franklin Roosevelt's Secretary of State Cordell Hull was as important a figure in the Good Neighbor Movement as Roosevelt himself. Cordell supported Roosevelt's policy saying, "No country has the right to intervene in the internal or external affairs of another" and served as a dignitary to many Latin American Countries. The Good Neighbor Policy saw the removal of United States Marines from Haiti and Nicaragua, and caused the annulment of the Platt Amendment.

US Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. This was acquired as part of the Platt Amendment at the end of the Spanish American War.

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US Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. This was acquired as part of the Platt Amendment at the end of the Spanish American War.

Platt amendment page 1 - Cuba–United States relations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Platt amendment page 1 - Cuba–United States relations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Cuba Under the Platt Amendment, 1902-1934 (Reprint) (Paperback)

Cuba Under the Platt Amendment, 1902-1934 (Reprint) (Paperback)

Cuba Under the Platt Amendment, (Reprint) (Paperback)

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