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1.Imperialism political, military, and economic domination of stronger nations over weaker territories
2.Extractive Economy economy in a colony where the colonizing country removed raw materials and shipped them back home to benefit own economy
3.Social Darwinism belief held by some in the late 19th century that certain nations and races were superior to others and destined to rule over them
4.Yellow Press newspapers that used sensational headlines and exaggerated stories in order to promote readership
5.Jingoism aggressive nationalism
6.Rough Riders group of men, rugged westerners and upper class easterns who fought during the Spanish-American War
7.Treaty of Paris agreement signed by the U.S. and Spain in 1898 that ended the Spanish-American War
8.Insurrection rebellion
9.Guerilla Warfare form of non-traditional warfare generally involving hit-and-run attacks by small bands of fighters
10.Sphere of Influence region dominated and controlled by an outside power
11.Boxer Rebellion violence started by members of a secret society in China prompting the governments of Europe and America to send troops to squash the rebellion
12.Open Door Policy American statement that government didn't want colonies in China, but favored free trade there
13.Russo-Japanese War war between Russia and Japan in 1904 over the presence of Russian troops in Manchuria
14."Gentleman's Agreement" pact between the U.S. and Japan to end segregation of Asian Children in San Francisco public schools. Japan agreed to limit immigrants to the U.S.
15.Great White Fleet battleships sent by Roosevelt in 1907 on a "good will cruise" around the world
16.Foraker Act law establishing a civil government in Puerto Rico
17.Platt Amendment set of conditions where Cuba was granted independence in 1902, including restrictions on rights and granting the U.S. the "right to intervene" to preseve order to Cuba
18."Big Stick" Diplomacy Roosevelt's policy of creating and using a strong military to achieve America's goals when necessary
19.Panama Canal human-made waterway linking the Atlantic to the Pacific across the Isthmus of Panama
20.Roosevelt Corollary Rooselvelt's reassertion of the Monroe Doctrine to keep Western Hemisphere free from intervention by European powers
21."Dollar Diplomacy President Taft's policy of expanding American investments abroad
22."Moral Diplomacy" Woodrow Wilson's statement that the U.S. wouldn't use force to assert influence in the world, but instead work to promote human rights
Created by: SRichard