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Noah Vega

Chapter 10 Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Queen Liliuokalani In 1938, realized her reign in Hawaii had ended.
imperialism the policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political or military control over weaker territories.
Alfred T. Mahan Admiral of the U.S. Navy, urged government officials to build u American Naval power.
William Seward Secretary of State under presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson.
Pearl Harbor Built in 1887, United States pressured Hawaii to allow them to build this port.
Sanford B. Dole After an organized revolution against their queen, Hawaii has set up a government run by him.
Jose Matri Cuban poet and journalist in exile in New York.
Valeriano Weyler Sent this general to respond to the Cuban revolt, he tried leading Cubans to concentration camps to end it.
yellow journalism A style of writing to show sympathy for the rebels.
U.S.S. Maine Sent by President McKinley in early 1898 to Cuba to return American citizens in danger of fighting, and to protect American property.
George Dewey A Commodore who commanded to open fire on a Spanish fleet at Manila.
Rough Riders Volunteer cavalry under command of Leonard Woof and Theodore Roosevelt.
San Juan Hill A Spanish battle, with a U.S. Victory.
Treaty Of Paris A treaty between the United States and Spain to regain control and peace between the two nations.
Foraker Act Ended military rule and set up a civil government.
Platt Amendment stated a lot of things Cuba couldn't do.
protectorate a country whose affairs are partially controlled by a stronger power.
Emilio Aguinaldo believed that the United States had promised independence.
John Hay U.S. Secretary of State in 1899.
Open Door Notes A series of policy statements issued by John Hay.
Boxer Rebellion A rebellion.
Panama Canal United States had to get permission from Colombia.
Roosevelt Corollary Added to the Monroe Doctrine.
dollar diplomacy guarantee loans made to foreign countries.
Francisco "Pancho" Villa opposed Carranza's provisional government.
Emiliano Zapata opposed Carranza's provisional governemt.
John J. Pershing sent men to capture Villa dead or alive.
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