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Marissa Russo

Chapter 10 Vocabulary

Queen Lilluokalani Queen of Hawii
Imperialism the policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political, or military control over weak territories.
Alfred T. Manhan Leader in the U.S. Navy
Pearl Harbor The Kingdom's best port.
Sanford B. Dole The head of the government when the queen was overthrown.
Jose Marti A Cuban poet and journalist.
Yellow Journalism the use of sensationalized and exaggerated reporting by newspaper of magazines to attract readers.
U.S.S Maine U.S. warship that mysteriously exploded and sank in the harbor of Havanna, Cuba, on February 15, 1898
George Dewey Gave the command to open fire on the Spanish fleet at Manila, the Philippine capital.
Rough Riders A volunteer cavalry regiment,command by Leonard Wood and Theodore Roosevelt, that served in the Spanish- American War.
San Juan Hill Was attacked by the Rough Riders there.
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 dollars.
Foraker Act Legislation passed by Congress in 1900 in which the U.S. ended military rule in Puerto Rico and set up a civil government.
Platt Amendment A series of provision that in 1901 the United States insisted Cuba add to its new constitution commanding Cuba to stay out of debt and giving the United States the right to intervene in the country and the right to buy or lease Cuban land for naval and fu
Protectorate A country whose affairs are partially controlled by a stronger power.
Emillo Aguinaldo Believed the United States promised Independence.
John Hay U.S. Secretary of State.
Open Door notes Messages sent by Secretary of State John Hay in 1898 to Germany, Russia, Great Britain, France, Italy, and Japan, asking the countries not to interfere with U.S. trading rights in China.
Boxer Rebellion 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 shortcut between the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean, opened in 1914.
Roosevelt Corollary An extension of Monroe Doctrine announced by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1904 under which the United States claimed the right to protect its economic interests by means of military interventions in the affairs of Western Hemisphere nations.
Franciso "Panch" Villa Rebels under the leadership.
Emiliano Zapata Opposed governmnet.
John J. Pershing expeditionary force of about 15,000 soliders into Mexico to capture Villa death or alive.
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