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ohs ch 9 us history

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imperialism the policy by which strong nations extend their political, military, and economic control over weaker territores
extractive economy imperial country removes raw materials from the colony and ship them to the home country
Social Darwinism the belief that life consists of competitive struggles in which only the fittest survive
Yellow Press Newspapers that had a popular comic-strip with a character called The Yellow Kid
jingoism aggresive nationalism
Rough Riders rugged westerners and upper=class easterners who relished what Roosevelt called the "strenuous life"
Treaty of Paris Spain gave up control of Cubo, Puerto Rico, and the Pacific island of Guam and sold the Philippines to the US for $20 million
insurrection rebellion
guerrilla warfare a form of non-traditional warfare generall involving small bands of fighters to attack behind American lines.
sphere of influence within each countrys zone, each power had privileged access to Chinese ports and markets
Boxer Rebellion Boxers killed foreign missionaries and besieged the foreign diplomats' district in Beijing
Open Door Policy American did not want colones in China; it just wanted to trade there
Russo-Japanese War A war between Russia and Japan
"Gentlemen's Agreement" the school board pledged to end its segregation policy and Japan agreed to limit the emigration of its citizens to the United States.
Great White Fleet new force of navy ships
Foraker Act established a civil government in Puerto Rico
Platt Amendment restricted the rights of newly independent Cubans and effectively brought the island within the U.S. sphere
"big stick" diplomacy depended on a strong military to achive America's goals
Panama Canal allowed ships to go in between North America and South America
Roosevelt Corollary updated the Monroe Doctrine for an age of economic imperialism
"dollar diplomacy" substituting dollars for bullets
"moral diplomacy" wanting to show themselves as friends
Created by: camaroboy321