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history 20th century

• Settlement colonies -large groups of people from one country living in a different place
• Protectorates while the local ruler kept his title, the Europeans actually ruled the area
• Dependent colonies a few European officials ruled the non-European people
• Sphere of interest a nation has a special interest, and other nations agree to respect that interest
Economic effects Needed new markets because they produced so many goods, some industrialists got people to use/wear a product just so they would profit from it • Rapid population growth
Cultural effects • Missionaries went to the colonies to try to convert people to Christianity, but they also build and operate schools and hospitals
Nationalism pushing forward the interest of your own nation above the interest of all other nations; The policy by a stronger nation to attempt to create an empire by dominating weaker nations economically, politically, culturally or militarily
Meiji Restoration change when a group of samurai overthrew the Tokugawa shogunate and restored the emperor to power.(1868)
“Rough Rider”- ”- a member of the volunteer cavalry regiment led by Theodore Roosevelt in the Spanish American war (1898)
Spanish-American War Cubans were unhappy under Spanish rule. A rebellion had failed, and the situation was tense. This alarmed Americans who had businesses in Cuba. Also, many Americans thought Cuba should be free.
Diet (Japanese government)- the legislative body of certain countries, such as Japan, had two houses
The Maine - an American battleship, exploded in Havana harbor in 1898, killing some 260 Americans. Many in the United States assumed that the Spanish were to blame.
yellow journalism the type of journalism that relies on sensationalism and lurid exaggeration to attract readers
Platt Amendment provision of the Cuban constitution giving the United States the right to intervene in Cuba.
Roosevelt Corollary Monroe-Doctrine stating US would guarantee Latin-Amer. nations would meet international-obligations. Also, US would make sure Latin-Amer. countries would repay the loans. It had bad-effect on relations between US and Latin-Amer. b/c L.A didn’t want to rep
Created by: genteri