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Chapter 9 SS

US History

Imperialism the policy by which stronger nations extend their economic control over weaker territories
William Seward (1801-1872) a man who was strong backer of expansion
Queen Liliuokalani (1838-1917) leader of Hawaii.
yellow journalism news about Spanish writing
U.S.S Maine a ship which McKinley sent to Cuba in January 1898.
Spanish-American War a war between Spain and America in 1898.
Rough Riders this recruits cowboys, miner, college students and Native Americans.
Platt Amendment this ammedment that Cuba add to its constitution
Anti-Imperialist League this league that Mark Twain joined
Luis Rivera (1859-1916) a leader of Puerto Rico
spheres of influence areas where nations claimed rights.
Open Door Policy no single country should have trade with China
Panama Canal the shortcut that connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
Rooselevet Corollary was a addition before Rooselvet died.
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