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chapt. 10 vocab

TermDefinition
queen Liliuokalani Hawaii's queen
imperialism the policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political, or military control over weaker territories
Alfred T. Mahan leader of the U.S navy
William Seward supporter or American expansion, Secretary of State under presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson
Pearl Harbor naval base, the kingdoms best port
Sanford B. Dole Hawaii overthrew the queen and set up a government headed by this woman
Jose Marti a Cuban poet and journalist in exile New York, launched a revolution in 1895
Valeriano Weyler Spain General
yellow journalism The sensational style of writing, which exaggerates the news to lure and enrage readers
U.S.S. Maine ordered to Cuba to bring home American citizens in danger from the fighting and to protect American property
George Dewey Commodore
Rough Riders a volunteer cavalry under the command of Leonard Wood and Theodore Roosevelt
San Juan Hill in the Caribbean where they won
Treaty of Paris touched off a great debate in The United States. whether or not the United States had the right to annex the Philippines
Foraker Act ended in Military rule and set up a civil government
Platt Amendment several provisions
Pretectorate a Country whose affairs are partially controlled by a stronger power
Emilio Aguinaldo Philippines rebel leader, believed that the U.S had promised independence
John Hay U.S secretary of state issued the Open Door notes
Open Door notes letters addressed to the leaders of imperialist nations proposing that the nations share their trading rights with the United States, thus creating an open door
Boxer Rebellion thousands of Chinese people died during the fighting
Panama Canal canal in Panama
Roosevelt Corollary added to the Monroe Doctrine. disorder in Latin America might "force the United States... to the exercise of an international police power."
dollar diplomacy using the U.S government to guarantee loans made to foreign countries by American businesspeople
Francisco 'Pancho" Villa Rebel leader of Mexico
Emiliano Zapata Rebel leader of Mexico
John J. Perishing Brigadier General