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Imperialism

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TermDefinition
Imperialism The practice of extending a nation's power by gaining territories for a colonial empire.
Bayonet constitution A constitution the king of Hawaii was forced to sign which severely restricted his power and deprived most Hawaiians of the vote.
Spheres of influence An area where foreign countries control trade or national resources of another nation or area.
Open Door Policy A policy established by the United States in 1889 to promote equal access for all nations to trade in China.
Boxer Rebellion A siege of a foreign settlement in Beijing by Chinese nationalists who were angry at foreign involvement in China.
Russo-Japanese War War between Russia and Japan over Manchuria.
Yellow journalism The reporting of exaggerated stories in newspapers to increase sales.
Rough Riders A cavalry regiment organized by Theodore Roosevelt, consisted of college athletes, cowboys, ranchers, miners, and Native Americans.
Battle of San Juan Hill Battle in the Spanish-American War in which 8,000 U.S. soldiers fought to seize control over San Juan Hill
Platt Amendment A part of the Cuban constitution drafted under the supervision of the United States that limited Cuban's rights to make treaties, gives the US the right to intervene in Cuban affairs and required Cuba to sell or lease land to the US.
Protectorate A country that is controlled by an outside government.
Foraker Act Established that the United States would appointed the upper house of Puerto Rico's legislature as well as it's governor the lower house house of the legislature would be elected by Puerto Rican voters.
Roosevelt Corollary A change to the Monroe Doctrine saying the the us could intervene in the internal affairs of Latin American nations.
Dollar diplomacy President Taft's policy of influencing Latin American through economic rather than military intervention.
Mexican Revolution A revolution led by Francisco Madero in 1910 that eventually forced the Mexican dictator Porfirio Diaz to resign.
Tampico incident Began as a minor incident involving U.S. sailors and Mexican land forces loyal to Mexican dictator General Victoriano Huerta during the guerra de las facciones phase of the Mexican Revolution.
Battle of Veracruz Major conflict in the Mexican Revolution.
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