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Chapter 9

TermDefinition
1. Imperialism Domination of stronger nations over smaller territories
2. Extractive economy economy where a country shipped raw materials back to their home for their benefit
3. Social Darwinism belief that some nations and races were superior to others
4. Yellow press newspapers used exaggerated stories to promote readership
5. Jingoism a country's advocation of the use of threats
6. Rough Riders rough westerners and upper class easterners who fought during the Spanish-American War
7. Treaty of Paris Treaty signed in 1898 ending the Spanish-American War
8. Insurrection rebellion
9. Guerrilla warfare war involving hit-and-run attacks by small groups of fighters
10. Sphere of influence a region controlled by an outside power
11. Boxer rebellion Violence that prompted the american and european governments to send troops to crush the rebellion
12. Open door policy American statement that they didnt want colonies in China
13. Russo-Japenese war War between Russia and Japan in 1904 over russian troops in Manchuria
14. Gentlemans agreement Pact that ended segregation of asian children in San. Fran. schools
15. great white fleet battleships sent by roosevelt in 1907 on a "goodwill cruise"
16. Foraker act Law established a government in Puerto Rico
17. platt amendment Conditions under which cuba was given independence in 1902
18. big stick diplomacy Roosevelts policy that created a strong military
19. panama canal Human made waterway linking Atlantic to the Pacific across Isthmus os panama
20. Roosevelt corollary Reassertion of the Monroe Doctrine to keep western hemisphere free from intervention by europeans
21. Dollar diplomacy Tafts policy of expanding american investments abroad
22. moral diplomacy Wilsons statement that the U.S. would not force influence of the world but would work to promote human rights
Created by: Brady Crews