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vocabulary chapter 6

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a newspaper that speaks untruthfully yellow journalism
A war between Spain and the United States in 1898, as a result of which Spain ceded Puerto Rico, the Philippine Islands, and Guam to the United States and abandoned all claim to Cuba, which became independent in 1902. Spanish-American war
Rough Rider A member of the First U.S. Volunteer Cavalry regiment under Theodore Roosevelt in the Spanish-American War. Rough riders
A member of one of the African-American regiments within the U.S. Army after the Civil War, serving primarily in the Indian wars of the late 1860s. Buffalo soldiers
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger masses of land. isthmus
a financial institution offering certain services. trust
reformers Progressives
To search for and expose misconduct in public life. muckracker
US History a number of repressive puritanical laws of the colonial period, forbidding any secular activity on Sundays Blue laws
a war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918 World War 1
Aspirations for national independence in a country under foreign domination. nationalism
freindship alliance
A national policy of abstaining from political or economic relations with other countries. isolationism
A world organization established in 1920 to promote international cooperation and peace League of nation
the treaty imposed on Germany by the Allied powers in 1920 after the end of World War I which demanded exorbitant reparations from the Germans Treaty of versailles
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