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Media studies

History vocab - unit 2

Tariff a tax on goods brought into a country for sale They raised the tariff on fuel oil.
Annexation the addition of land to a country Annexation meant that the Unitied States would take control of Hawaii.
Guerrilla war a method of warfare without the formal organization of an army or regular military tactics
Isthmus a narrow strip of land that joins two larger pieces of land. There is an isthmus between North and South America.
Sphere of influence an area in which the political interests of one country is predominant The moon is within the Earth's sphere of influence.
imperialism the policy of extending the rule or authority of one nation over others by territorial acquisition or through economic or political dominance.
Yellow press newspapers that sensationalize the news. The yellow press fed Americans' concern over the Cuban revolution.
Front areas where a war is fought
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