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chapter 10 vocab

TermDefinition
Queen Liluokalani Realized that her reign in Hawaii had come to an end
Imperialism the policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political, or military control over the weaker territories- was already a trend around the world
Alfred T. Mahan Leader of the U.S navy, 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 and Andrew Johnson
Peral Harbor naval base, the kingdoms best port
Sanford B. Dole With the help of the marines, they overthrew the queen and set up a government headed by Sanford
Jose Marti Cuban poet and journalist in exile in New York, Launched a revolution in 1895
Valeriano Weyler Spain responded to the Cuban revolt by sending General Weyler to cuba to restore order
Yellow journalism sensational style of writing, which exaggerates the news to lure and enrage readers
U.S.S Maine President McKinley had ordered U.S.S Maine to Cuba to bring home American citizens in danger form the fighting and to protect American property
George Dewey Commodore, gave the command to open fire on the Spanish fleet at Manila, the Philippine Islands
Rough Riders Volunteer cavalry under the command of Leonard Wood & Theodore Roosevelt
San Juan Hill Their victory cleared the way for an infantry attack on the strategically important S.J.H
Treaty of Paris touched off a great debate in the US
Foraker Act Ended military rule and set up a civil government
Platt Amendment - 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 on the islan
Platt Amendment - Cuba was not to go into debt -The Us could buy or lease land on the island for naval stations & refueling stations
Emilio Aguinaldo Rebel leader, believed that the US had promised independence
John Hay US secretary of state, issued in 1899 a series of policy statements called the Open Door Notes
Open Door notes A series of policy statements
Boxer Rebellion rebellion in which members of a Chinese secret society sought to free their country from Western influence
Panama Canal artificial water way cut through the Isthmus of Panama to provide a shortcut between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans
Roosevelt Corollary added to the Monroe Doctrine
Dollar Diplomacy Taft administration followed the policy of using the US government to guarantee loans made to foreign countries by American businesspeople
Francisco "Pancho" Villa leader of rebels
Emiliano Zapata opposed Carranza's provisional government, leader of rebels
John J. Pershing General and expeditionary force of about 15,000 soldiers into mexico to capture Villa dead or alive
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