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Madison Burkhard

Chapter 10 Vocab

Queen Liliuokalani queen of Hawaii
Imperiallism policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political, or military control over weaker territories
Alfred T. Mahan urged government officials to build up American naval power in order to compete with other powerful nations
William Seward secretary of state under presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson
Pearl Harbor naval base in Hawaii
Sanford B. Dole head of government that overthrew the queen
Jose Marti a Cuban poet and journalist in exile in New York
Valeriano Weyler general sent to Cuba to restore order
Yellow Journalism style of writing, which exaggerated the news to lure and enrage readers
U.S.S. Maine ship sent to Cuba to bring home American citizens in danger from the fighting and to protect American property
George Dewey commodore, gave command to open fire on the Spanish fleet on Manila, Philippine capital
Rough Riders volunteer cavalry under the command of Leonard Wood and Theodore Roosevelt
San Juan Hill victory place
Treaty of Paris touched off a great debate in the United States
Foraker Act ended military rule and set up a civil goevernment
Platt Amendment things added to the Cuban constitution
Protectorate a country whose affairs are partially controlled by a stronger power
Emilio Aguinaldo rebel leader, believed that the United States had promised independence
John Hay U.S. secretary of state, protected American interests
Open Door notes series of a policy statements
Boxer Rebellion a fight where thousands of Chinese people died during the fighting
Panama Canal a canal U.S needed French land for
Roosevelt Corollary A corollary added to the Monroe Doctrine by Roosevelt
Dollar diplomacy a policy where using the U.S. government to guarantee loans made to foreign countries by American business people
Francisco "Pancho" Villa Rebel leader
Emiliano Zapata Rebel leader
John J. Pershing a Brigadier general
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