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Chapter 10 Vocab

TermDefinition
Queen Liliuokalani Hawaii's queen in 1893
imperialism the policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political, or military control over weaker territories.
Alfred T. Mahan Admiral of the U.S. Navy
William Seward Secretary of state and early supporter of American expansion
Pearl Harbor The kingdom's best port, located in Hawaii
Sanford B. Dole Leader of the government who replaced Liliuokallani
Jose Marti Cuban poet and journalist in exile in new york who started a revolution in 1895
Valeriano Weyler General sent to Cuba to restore order.
Yellow jouranism Sensational style of writing that exaggerates the news to lure and enlarge readers.
U.S.S. Maine Ship that blew up in the harbor of Havana on February 15, 1898.
George Dewey gave the command to open fire on the spanish fleet at manila.
Rough Riders a volunteer cavalry under command of Theodore Roosevelt
San Juan Hill Strategically important infantry attack.
Treaty of Paris touched off a great debate which centered on whether or not the U.S. had the right to annex the Philippines
Foraker Act ended military rule and set up a civil government in the caribbean
Platt Amendment one of the provisions that cuba was insisted to add which also made cuba a protectorate of the us.
protectorate a countries whose affairs are partially controlled by a stronger power
Emilio Aguinaldo rebel leader of the Philippines
John Hay U.S. secretary of state
Open Door Notes a series of policy statements to leader of imperialist nations
Boxer rebellion a riot in which the chinese patriots demanded that foreigners be expelled from the country
Panama Canal a canal that allowed ships to pass through panama
Roosevelt Collary added to the monroe doctrine that warned that disorder in latin america might force the us to the exercise of an international police power
dollar diplomacy government policy to guarantee loans made to foreign countries by american businesspeople
Francisco "Dollar" Villa rebel leader in mexico a fierce nationalist
Emiliano Zapata rebel leader in mexico dedicated to land reform
John J. Pershing general sent to capture villa dead or alive
Created by: kayla.brady