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Gabby Miller

Chapter10Vocab

TermDefinition
Queen Liliuokalani reign in Hawii
Imperialism the policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political, or military control over weaker territories
Alfred T. Mahan 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 Lincoln and Andrew Johnson
Pearl Harbor build a naval base here which became a refueling station for American ships
Sanford B. Dole government was held by him once they overthrew the queen
Jose Marti a Cuban poet and journalist is exile in New York, launched a revolution in 1895
Valeriano Weyler sent him to Cuba to restore order and tried to crush the rebellion by herding the entire rural population of central and western Cuba into barbed wire concentration camps
Yellow Journalism a style of writing which exaggerates the news to lure and enrage readers
U.S.S. Maine President McKinley order this to Cuba to bring home American citizens in danger from the fighting and to protect American property
George Dewey gave command to open fire on the Spanish fleet at Manila, the Philippine capital
Rough Riders a volunteer cavalry under the command of Lenard Wood and Theodore Rooselevt
San Juan Hill an important attack, Roosevelt was declared hero of San Juan Hill
Treaty of Paris touched off a great debate in the U.S.
Foraker Act legislation passed b Congress in 1900, in which the U.S. ended military rule in Puerto Rico and set up a civil government
Platt Amendment commanded Cuba to stay out of debt and giving United States the right to buy or lease Cuban land for naval and fueling stations
Protectorate a country whose affairs are partially controlled by a stronger power
Emilio Aguinaldo believed that the U.S. had promised independence
John Hay U.S. secretary of state issued in 1899 a serious of policy statements called Open Door notes
Open Door Notes letters addressing the leaders of imperialist nations proposing that the nations share their trading rights with the U.S., creating an open door
Boxer Rebellion a 1900 rebellion in which members of a Chinese secret society sought to free their country from Western influence
Panama Canal an artificial waterway but through the Isthmus of Panama to provide a shortcut between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans
Roosevelt Corollary the Monroe Doctrine, announced by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1904, in which the United States claimed the right to protect its economic interests by means of military intervention in the affairs of Western Hemisphere nation
Dollar Diplomacy the U.S. policy of using the nation's economic power to exert influence over other countries
Fracisco "Pancho" Villa opposed Carranza's provisional government, a fierce nationalist had frequently courted the support and aid of the United States
Emiliano Zapata opposed Carranza's provisional government, son of a mestizo peasant was dedcated to land reform
John J. Pershing Brigadier general, was ordered to go to Mexico to capture Villa dead or alive
Created by: Gabrielle.Miller