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CH.6 world power


Alaska Purchased from Russia for 2 cents an acre for 7.9 million dollars. became the 49th state.
Hawaii Gave the U.S. a presence in the pacific ocean and eventually a military base. Became the 50th state
annex When a larger country protects and supports a smaller country in exchange for their cooperation.
Yellow journalism False or exaggeration in the news.
USS main battle ship sent by president William McKinley in 1898 to Cuba's Havana harbor to protect the lives and property of Americans in Cuba during Cuba's revolution from Spanish rule
Spanish-American War congress declared war on Spain on April 25, 1898.
Theodore (teddy) Roosevelt assistant secretary of the Navy left his job to organize a group of volunteer soldiers. he was elected president of the U.S,
Tough Riders A group of cowboys, Native Americans, college athletes, and wealthy new yorkers led by Theodore Roosevelt in the Spanish American war..
Buffalo Soldiers Units of experienced African American soldiers who got their name from fighting against the Native Americans on the great plains
San Juan Hill July 1, 1898- American troops defeated the Spanish troops at the Battle of San Juan Hill
August 1892
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