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policy by which a stronger nation creaters an empire by dominating weaker nations economically, politically, culturally, militarily Imperialism
colonies of foreign powers whose native rulers keep their titles (but do not really retain power) Protectorate
purchase of alaska by Secretary of State Seward's folly
these Pacific islands were used as repair and refueiling stations by US Midway Island
derogatory nickname for latin Amerian countries such as Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras Banana Republic
this admiral convinced the US to build a pwerful nacy to secure new markets abroad; great nations have great navies Alfred T. Mahan
belief that certain nations and races are superior to others; survival of the fittest cultures Social Darwinism
Presidential policy that stated that the US would not interfere in Europe's affairs and thta Europe should stay out of Latin America Monroe Doctrine
Spanish general who plced ural Cubans in "reconcentration" camps that led to the death by disease and starvation Valeriano Weyler
Publisher of the New Your Worl; yellow journalist who stirred America's dislike for Spanish gov't in Cuba Joseph Pulitzer
Publisher of the New Your Journal; yellow journalist who stirred America's dislike for Spanish gov't in Cuba William Hearst
sensationalized reporting in order to increase circulationa nd stir up support for a cause Yellow Journalism
intense burst of national pride combined with a desire for an agressive foreign policy Jingoism
was between US and Spain that resulted form the sinking of the USS Maine Spanish american War
american war cry resulting from explosion in Cuba Remembering the Maine
US admiral who destroyed the Spanish fleet in Manilla(Phillipines)-part of the spanish American War Gearoge Dewey
future US president who would lead the Rough Riders in the taking of San Juan Hill (Cuba) Theodore roosevelt
the African American troops that "softened" San Juan Hill for the Rough RIders 9th and 10th Calvary
treaty that ended the Spanish AMerican War Treaty of Paris 1898
Pacific islands that became unincorporated territories of hte US as a result of th eSpanish American War Phillipines and Guam
Island in Latin america that won independence as a ral tof the Spanish American war: platt amendmetn gave US some control Cuba
island in latin america rhat became a protectorate of the US as a result of the Spanish american war Puerto Rico
Filipino rebel who led an rebellion against US after Spanish american war Emilio Aguinaldo
this doctor found the cure for yellow fever Walter Reed
amendement to the cuban constitution that made Cuba part of the US sphere of influence- cuba couldnt signa treaty w/out Us approval; established naval bases in CUba Platt Amendment
pacific island used as repair and refuleing station for Us naval vessels Pearl Harbor
reasons US wanted to annex Hawaii Sugar and Fruit plantation; Fuel and repair
last monarch of Hawaii; removed from power by US Queen Liliokalani
weathy planter who became first territorial governor of Hawaii Sanford B. Dole
areas of economic and political control Spheres of influence
US desire to have equal trading rights for all foreifn influence in China Open Door Policy
revolt by chinese due to resentment over foreign influence int heir land Boxer Rebellion
16 battle ships sent around the world ona "good will" cruise to show American military power Great White fleet
canal across Cantral America used to increae speed of global shipping and move naval ships quickly Panama Canal
preisdent who secretly made a deal to support Panamanian rebellion against Columbia in order to secure land for Panama Canal Roosevelt
treaty beween US an dPanama granting land to US to build canal (paid Panama 10 million) Hay-Buanau Banilla treaty
African Proverv that described Roosevelt's policy in latin america Speak softly and carry a big stick; you'll go far
this addition to the Monroe Doctrine asserted that us had the right to intervene in affairs of Latin America; US had the right to exercise military force in Latin Ameran countries in order to keep Europeans out Roosevelt Corollary
actions of one nation to enforce laws outside of their lands and defend another country from outside force - US used this in Latin AMeica International Polic force
Tafts' policyof substituting dollars for bullets Dollar diplomacy
Wilsons' foreign policy that stated US would not use its force to asert its influence, but should promote human rights Moral Diplomacy
those who believed ina policy of nonparticipation in or withdrawal from international affairs Isolationist
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