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Rachel berlin

Chapter 10 vocab

TermDefinition
Queen Liliuokalani Realized that her reign in Hawaii had come to an end in 1893.
Imperialism The policy of extending a nation's authority over other countries by economic, political,or military means.
Alfred T. Mahan Admiral of the U.S Navy.
William Seward an early supporter of American expansion.
Pearl Harbor Hawaii's best port.
Sanford B. Dole Set up a government headed by Sanford B. Doyle.
Jose Mrarti A Cuban poet and journalist.
Valeriano Weyler was sent to restore order.
Yellow Journalism a style of writing, exaggerates the news to lure and enrage readers.
U.S.S Maine sent to Cuba to bring home american citizens in danger from the fighting and to protect american property.
George Dewey Gave the command to open fire on the Spanish fleet at Manila, the Philippine capital.
Rough Riders a volunteer Calvary under the command of Leonard Wood
San Juan Hill Their victory cleared the way for an infantry attack on the strategically important San Juan hill.
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 Philippians to the united states for $20 million.
Foraker Act legislation passed by congress in the 1900, in which U.S. ended military rule in Puerto Rico and set up a civil government.
Platt Amendment a series of provisions that, in 1901, U.S insisted Cuba add to its new constitution.
Protectorate A country whose affair is controlled by a stronger power.
Emilio Aguinaldo he lead a rebel that vowed to fought for their freedom.
John Hay issued in 1899 a series of policy statements called the open door notes.
Open Door notes Messages sent by secretary of state John Hay in 1899 to Germany, Russia, Great Britain, France, Italy, and Japan asking the countries not to interfere with U.S trading with China.
Boxer Rebellion a 1900 rebellion in which members of a Chinese secrete society sought to free their country from western influence.
Panama Canal an artificial waterway cut through the isthmus of Panama to provide a shortcut between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, opened in 1914.
Roosevelt corollary an extension of the Monroe doctrine, announced by Theodore Roosevelt in 1904 under which the united states claimed the right to protect the its economic interests by means of military intervention in the affairs of the western Hemispheres nations.
dollar diplomacy The U.S policy of using the nations economic power to exert influence over other countries.
Francisco "Pancho" Villa Lead a rebellion in mexico with Emiliano Zapata
Emiliano Zapata Lead a rebellion in mexico with Francisco Villa
John J. Pershing Was sent to mexico to find Villa.
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