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US His CH.5

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Imperialism Political, military and economic domination of strong nations over weaker territories
Social Darwinism Survival of the fittest in the business world.
3 Reasons U.S. practiced Imperialism 1. control of raw materials and natural resources, 2. expand trade into new markets overseas, 3. ?
Yellow Press Newspapers that used sensational headings and exaggerated stories to promote the purchase of their newspapers.
Rough Riders Calvary made up of rugged westerners and upper-class easterners lead by Teddy Roosevelt who fought in the Spanish American War who are remembered for the charge up San Jaun Hill in Cuba
Treaty of Paris (1898) Agreement signed by US and Spain in 1898, which officially ended the Spanish-American War
American-Philippino War Philippines fought next to US military to rid their country of the Spanish. After the Spanish left, the US decided to maintain possession of the Philippines. The Filipino's rebelled causing this war.
Sphere of Influence A region dominated and controlled by an outside power
Boxer Rebelion Violence started by a Chinese secret society to get rid of all foreigners, resulting in the US and Europe sending troops to stop the rebellion
Open Door Policy American statement that the government did not want colonies in China, but just wanted to trade there
Russo-Japanese War Pact between US and Japan to end segregation of Asian children in San Franciscan schools, in return Japan agreed to limit immigration of its citizens to the US
"Gentlemen's Agreement" Pact between US and Japan to end segregation of Asian children in San Franciscan schools, in return Japan agreed to limit immigration of its citizens to the US
Great White Fleet Armada of battleships sent by T. Roosevelt in 1907 on a good will cruise around the world - demonstrated the might of the US Navy
Foracker Act Law that established a civil government in Puerto Rico
Platt Amendment set of conditions under which Cuba was granted independence, US could build a Naval base there, US retains the right to intervene to preserve order in Cuba
Panama Canal Human-made waterway linking the Atlantic to the Pacific across the Isthmus of Panama
Rosevelt Corollary Pres. T. Roosevelt's reassertion of the Monroe Doctrine to keep the Western Hemisphere fro
"big stick policy" Pres. T. Roosevelt's broad display of American military might to achieve America's goals of US action in Latin America
Dollar Diplomacy Pres. Taft's policy to substitute "dollars for bullets" by increasing America's investments in businesses and banks through out Cental America and the Caribbean.
Moral Dipolmacy Pres. Wilson's foreign policy to promote human rights, national integrity, and opportunity without the use of military might or investing moneys into a foreign country
Alfred T. Mahan Military historian and officer in the US Navy who played a key role in transforming America into a naval power, pushed US naval bases in foreign countries
Matthew Perry American Commodore that sailed a fleet of American warships into Tokyo Bay, Japan. Perry negotiated a treaty which opened Japan to trade with America
Queen Liliuokalani Last monarch of Hawaii
Jose' Marti A Cuban patriot that launched a war for independence from Spain Use guerrilla hit and run raids .
William Randolf Hearst Published "Hearst's New York Journal" used sensational headlines and pictures on from page to boost the sale of his newspaper
George Dewey US declared war on Spain, this US Commodore sailed his battleships into Manila Bay, Philippines; caught the Spanish Navy off guard and destroyed the Spanish fleet
Emilio Aguinaldo Leader of Filipino nationalists who were defeating the Spanish in the Philippines in their fight for freedom
Diplomatic style of Teddy Roosevelt Big stick policy, depend on an strong military to achieve America's goals
Diplomatic style of Taft Relied on Dollar Diplomacy to continue Roosevelt's goals of maintaining the Open Door Policy with China and ensuring ongoing stability in Latin America
Diplomatic style of Wilson Promoted 'human rights", national intercity and opportunity for all
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