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Erin Rang

Chapter 10 vocab.

TermDefinition
Queen Liliuokalani Realized that her region in Hawaii had come to an end
imperialism The power of extending a nations authority over other countries by economic, political, or military means
Alfred T. Mahan One leader of the U.S Navy
William Seward Secretary of state under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson
Pearl Harbor A refueling station for American ships
Sanford B. Dole Headed the government after the queen was overthrown
Jose Marti A Cuban poet and journalist in exile in New York, launched a revolution in 1895
Valeriano Weyler Was sent to Cuba to restore order
Yellow Journalism The use of sensationalized and exaggerated reporting by newspapers or magazines to attract readers
U.S.S. Maine A U.S. war ship the mysteriously exploded and sank in the harbor of Havana, Cuba
George Dewey Gave command to open fire of Spanish fleet at Manila, the Philippine capital
Rough Riders A volunteer cavalry regiment, commended by Leonard Wood and Theodore Roosevelt, that served in the Spanish-American war
San Juan Hill Where an infantry attack was placed
Treaty of Paris The treaty ending the Spanish-American war, in which Spain freed Cuba, turned over the islands of Guam and Puerto Rico to the United States, and sold the Philippines to the United States for $20 million
Foraker Act Legislation passed by congress in 1990, in which the U.S ended military rule in Puerto Rico and set up a civil government
Platt Amendment A series of provisions that the United States insisted Cuba add to its new constitution
Portectorate A country whose affairs are partially controlled by a strange power
Emilio Aguinaldo The rebel leader the believed that the United States had promised independence
John Hay U.S Secretary of state who issued a series of policy statements
Open Door Notes A message sent by John Hay to Germany, Russia, B=Great Britain, France, Italy, and Japan, asking the countries not to interfere with U.S trading rights in China
Boxer Rebellion A rebellion in which members of a Chinese secret society sought to free their country from western influences
Panama Canal An artificial waterway cut through the Isthmus of Panama to provide a shortcut between Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
Roosevelt Corollary An extension of the Monroe doctrine
Dollar Diplomacy The U.S. policy for using the nations economic power to exert influence over other countries
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