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Chapter 5 Vocabulary

Imperialism Economic and political domination of a strong nation over weaker ones.
Protectorate A country that is technically independent but is actually under control of another country.
Pan-Americanism The idea that the United States and Latin American nations should work together
Yellow Journalism Type of sensational, biased, and often false reporting for the sake of attracting readers.
Autonomy The quality of or state of being self-governed.
Jingoism Extreme nationalism marked by aggressive foreign policy.
Sphere of influence Section of a country where a foreign nation enjoys special rights and powers.
Open door policy Allowed each foreign nation in china to trade freely in the order nations' spheres of influence
Dollar diplomacy Joining the business interests of a country with its diplomatic interests abroad
Guerrillas Armed fighters who carry out surprise attack
Created by: rorojeansmith16