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Imperialism

Chapter 22

TermDefinition
Dollar Diplomacy A policy of President William Taft to promote American economic penetration to underdeveloped nations, strengthen American influence without requiring the presence of U.S troops.
Isolationism A national policy that eschews foreign alliances, such as was pro-pounded by George Washington in his "Farewell Address"
Open Door Policy A policy, propounded by Secretary of State John Hay in 1899, affirming the territorial integrity of China and a policy of free trade.
Platt Amendment A law, passed in 1901 and superseding the Teller Amendment, which stipulated the conditions for the withdrawal of American forces from Cuba
Reconcentration camps A term that referred to the Spanish refugee camps into which Cuban farmers were herded in 1896 to prevent them from providing assistance to rebels fighting Cuban independence from Spain.
Teller Amendment A rider to the 1898 was resolution with Spain whereby Congress pledged that it did not intend to annex Cuba and that it would recognize Cuban independence from Spain.
Insurrection A violent uprising against an authority or government.
Anti-Imperialists Insisted that since no one would consider statehood for the Philippines, it would be unconstitutional to annex them.
Clayton-Bulwer Treaty Britain and United States sign, concerns interoceanic canal.
Hay-Pauncefote Treaty Gives United States rights to build interoceanic canal.
What does Roosevelt intervene in? Expansive rights in Central America.
A.T. Mahan Endorsed naval power to ensure prosperity and national security.
USS Maine Generated public pressure for war against Spain.
U.S. annexation of Philippines United States became formal empire.
Josiah Strong, Our Country Applied social Darwinism-- "survival of the fittest"-- to justify American expansion.
Annexation of Hawaii United States helped sugar planters depose Queen Liliuokalani.
Defeat of Spain Opened former Spanish colonies to U.S annexation and economic penetration.
Roosevelt Corollary Asserted U.S. right to military intervention in Latin America.
Taft's Dollar Diplomacy Encourages U.S. government - supported investment abroad.
Panama Canal Allowed U.S warships to travel swiftly between Atlantic and Pacific.
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