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Chapter 9

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1. Imperialism political, military, and economic domination of strong nations for weaker territories
2. extractive economy when a colonizing country removed raw material and shipped them back home to benefit its own economy
3. Social Darwinism the belief that certain nations and races are superior and should run the weaker ones
4. Yellow Press newspapers that used big headlines and exaggerated the stories
5. jingoism aggressive nationalism
6. Rough Riders Roosevelt's army that rode on horsed during the Spanish-American War
7. Treaty of Paris treaty that ended the Spanish- American War in 1898
8. insurrection rebellion
10. guerrilla warfare military strategy that has hit and run attacks by small groups of men
11. sphere of influences a region dominated and run by outside powers
12. Boxer Rebellion when violence started in China, both Europe and America had to send troops in to stop it
13. Open Door Policy statement that the government did not want colonies in China, but favored free trade
14. Russo-Japanese War war between Russia and Japan in 1904 over presence of Russian troops in Manchuria
15. "Gentlemen's Agreement" let Asian children be free for education in San Francisco if Japanese limited immigration
16. Great White Fleet battleships sent by Roosevelt that took a cruise around the world to show the world hot great America was
17. Foraker Act Law Establishing civil law in Puerto Rico
18. Platt Amendment set conditions for Cuban independence in 1902 gave U.S. right to intervene to preserve order in Cuba
19. "big stuck" diplomacy Roosevelt's plan to make a strong army and use it when necessary
20. Panama Canal waterway made by man that connected the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across the Isthmus of Panama
21. "dollar diplomacy" Taft's plan to expand American investments abroad
22. "moral diplomacy" Wilsons statement that sais U.S. would not use force to assert influence on the world and would work to protect human rights
Created by: ashley3450