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Chapter 5

Becoming a world power - vocabulary

1. Imperialism One country dominates over another country, economically and politically
2. Protectorate A country that is controlled by another country, even though it is actually independent
3. Pan-Americanism The idea that the US and Latin America should work together
4. Yellow journalism Journalists wrote false,exaggerated, sensational reports to attract readers
5. Autonomy Self-government, political independence
6. Jingoism Aggressive nationalism
7. Sphere of influece A part of a country where a foreign nation has special powers, for example controlling economic development
8. Open Door policy A policy that allowed all countries to trade freely in China
9. Dollar diplomacy A policy to support the business of another country
10. Guerilla An armed fighter who could attack at any time
Created by: LotteBenschop