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Chapter 10 vocab

TermDefinition
Queen Liliuokalani realized her reign in Hawaii had come to an end.
imperialism The policy of extending a nation's authority over other countries by economic, political, or military means
Alfred T. Mahan Urged government officials to build up naval power in order to compete with other powerful nations
Pearl Habor U.S best port in Hawaii. Base became U.S refueling station for ships
Sanford B. Dole With the help of the marines, they overthrew the queen and set up a government headed by Sanford B. Dole
Jose Marti a Cuban poet and journalist in exile New York, launched a revolution in 1895
Valeriano Wetler responded to the Cuban revolt by sending Valeriano Wetler to Cuba to restore order
Yellow Journalist the use of sensational and exaggerated the news to lure and enrage readers
U.S.S Maine A U.S warship that mysteriously exploded and sank in the harbor of Havana, Cuba, on February 15, 1898
George Dewey gave the command to open fire on the Spanish fleet at Mandila, the Philippine capital.
Rough Riders A volunteer cavalry regiment, commanded by Leonard Wood and Theodore Roosevelt, that served in the spanish-american war
San Juan hill where the battle took place
Treaty of Paris the treaty ending the Spanish- American war, in which Spain freed Cuba, turned over the islands of Guam & Puerto Rico to the U.S & sold the Philippines to the U.S for 20 Million
Foraker Act Legislation passed by congress in 1900 in which the U.S Ended Military rule in Puerto Rico & set up a civil government
Platt Amendment stating that -cuba could not make treaties that might limit its insependence or permit a foreign power to control any parts of its territory -the U.S reserved the right to intervine in cuba -cuba was not to go into debt that its gov. could not repay
Boxer Rebellion a 1900 rebellion in which members of a Chinese Secret society sought to free their country from western influence
Panama Canal an artificial waterway cut through the isthmus of Panama to provide a short cut between the Atlantic & Pacific oceans opened in 1914
Roosevelt Corollary an extension of the Monroe Doctrine, announced by president Roosevelt in 1904, under which the U.S claimed the right to protect it's economic interests by means of military intervention in the affairs of western hemisphere nations
Dollar diplomacy the US policy of using the nations economic power to exert influence over other countries
Francisco "Pancho" Villa opposed Carranza's provisional government
Emiliano Zepata opposed Carranza's provisional government
John J. Pershing a general
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