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imperialism vocab

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Imperialism A policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force; ruled by an emperor
Sensationalism The use of exciting or shocking stories or language at the expense of accuracy , in order to provoke public interest or excitement
Protectorate A state that is controlled and protected by another ; the position or period of office of a protector , especially that in England of Oliver and Richard Cromwell
Isthmus A narrow strip of land with sea on either side , forming a link between two larger areas of land
Foreign Policy A government's strategy in dealing with other nations. Founded in the United states in the late 1970 by Samuel P. Huntington. .
Imperialism A policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force; ruled by an emperor
Sensationalism The use of exciting or shocking stories or language at the expense of accuracy , in order to provoke public interest or excitement
Protectorate A state that is controlled and protected by another ; the position or period of office of a protector , especially that in England of Oliver and Richard Cromwell
Isthmus A narrow strip of land with sea on either side , forming a link between two larger areas of land
Foreign Policy A government's strategy in dealing with other nations. Founded in the United states in the late 1970 by Samuel P. Huntington . It provides he power to protect America's national interest. the president of the united states negotiates treaties with f
Spanish - american war Armed conflict between Spain and the United States in 1898
Joseph Pulitzer A newspaper publisher of St. Louis Post- dispatch and the New York World
William Randolph Hearst An american businessman, newspaper publisher, and politician known for developing the nation's largest newspaper chain and media company
DE Lome letter Note written by a Spanish Ambassador to the united states
USS Maine A United States Navy ship that sank in Havana harbor in February 1898
Theodore Roosevelt American businessman , politician , conservationist , naturalist and writer who served as the 26th president of the U.S from 1901 to 1909
John Hay Statesman and official whose career in government stretched over almost half a century .
Open Door Policy Foreign affairs initially used to refer the United states policy established in the late 19 and early 20th century
Boxer rebellion Peasant uprising of 1900 that attempted to drive all foreigners from China . " Boxer" was a name that foreigners gave to a Chinese secret society.
Alfred Thayer Mahan American naval officer , who was a highly influential exponent of sea power in the late 19th and early 20th century
Platt Amendment stipulated seven conditions for the withdrawal of United States troops remaining in Cuba at the end of the Spanish–American War, and an eighth condition that Cuba sign a treaty
Queen Liliuokalani The last sovereign of the Kalakaua dynasty , which ruled a unified Hawaiian Kingdom since 1810
Sanford B dole a lawyer and jurist in the Hawaiian islands
Panama canal Lock-type canal that connects the Atlantic and pacific oceans through the narrow Isthmus of Panama
Roosevelt Corollary/ Big stick policy an extension of a previous ideas - to the Monroe doctrine contained a great irony and asserting that the U.S. might intervene in the affairs of an American republic threatened with seizure or intervention by a European country.
Dollar Diplomacy the use of a country's financial power to extend its international influence
Created by: Garnet1783