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Imperialism the act of acquiring territory outside your borders; encouraged by the desire to acquire raw materials and markets, the need to expand our naval power, and to spread our culturef
Alaska "Seward's Folly" was purchased from Russia
Hawaii acquired after American planters encouraged the U.S. to send the Marines
Spanish-American War 1898 Mckinley was president; started with the sinking of the Maine ship; American soldiers were sent to the Spanish colony of Cuba
yellow journalism sensational newspaper stories that encouraged the U.S. to go to war with Spain; aimed at selling papers by exaggerating the sufferings of Cubans under Spanish rule
the Rough Riders Teddy Roosevelt's famous cavalry unit that charged up San Juan Hill
Roosevelt Corollary Teddy's policy of maintaining law and order in the Western Hemisphere = The Big Stick Diplomacy
The Big Stick Diplomacy expanded our military presence in Latin America ; the U.S. had the right to intervene if a nation had trouble paying its debts
Panama Canal constructed by Roosevelt to connect the Atlantic and Pacific for trade and naval reasons = completed by Wilson in 1914
Open Door Policy opened up China to equal trade opportunities for ALL nations
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