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Hristina Bundalo

Chapter 10 Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Queen Liliuokalani Realized that her reign had to come to an end in Hawaii
Imperialism The policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political, or military control over weaker territories
Alfred T. Mahan Was in U.S navy. He urged government officials to build up American naval power in order to compete with other powerful nations.
William Seward supporter of the american expansion, he was the secretary of state under presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson.
Pearl Harbor Kingdoms best port
Sanford B. Dole Over threw Queen and set up government led by him.
Jose Marti Cuban poet and journalist in exile in New York, launched a revolution in 1895
Valeriano Weyler Was a general was sent to restore order to the Cuban revolt
yellow journalism Sensational style of writing, which exaggerates the news to lure and enrage readers.
U.S.S Maine A ship that was sent to Cuba to bring home American citizens in danger from fighting and to protect American property.
George Dewey Gave command to open fire on the Spanish fleet at Manila, the Philippine capital.
Rough Riders a volunteer cavalry under the command of Leonard Wood and Theodore Roosevelt.
San Juan Hill Infantry attack happened on this.
Treaty of Paris Arguments centered on whether or not the United States had the right to annex the Philippines, but imperialism was the real issue.
Foraker Act ended military rule and set up a civil government.
Platt Amendment Stated that -Cuba could not make treaties that might limit its independence or permit a foreign power to control any part of its territory -the US reserved the right to intervene in Cuba -Cuba was not to go into debt -the US could buy or lease land o
protectorate a country whose affairs are partially controlled by a stronger power.
Emilio Aguinaldo believed that the united states had promised independence.
John Hay U.S secretary of state issued a series of notes called the open door notes.
Open door notes The notes were letters addressed to the leaders of imperialist nations proposing that the nations share their trading rights with the united states.
Boxer Rebellion Within two months, the international forces put down this.
Panama Canal Before they started work on this they need permission from Columbia, which then ruled Panama.
Roosevelt Corollary Roosevelt added this to the Monroe Doctrine.
dollar diplomacy used by critics and was often used to justify keeping European powers out of the Caribbean.
Francisco "Pancho" Villa rebels under his leadership opposed Carranzas provisional government.
Emiliano Zapata rebels under his leadership opposed Carranzas provisional government.
John J. Pershing Brigadier General that was sent into Mexico to capture Villa dead or alive.
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