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Imperialism the policy of extending the rule or authority of an empire or nation over foreign countries, or of acquiring and holding colonies and dependencies.
Protectorate the relation of a strong state toward a weaker state or territory that it protects and partly controls.
Anglo Saxonism A belief in the innate superiority of the "Anglo-Saxon" race
Joshiah Strong an American Protestant clergyman, organizer, editor and author. He was one of the founders of the Social Gospel movement
Matthew C. Perry the Commodore of the U.S. Navy who compelled the opening of Japan to the West with the Convention of Kanagawa in 1854.
Pan Americanism the idea or advocacy of a political alliance or union of all the countries of North, Central, and South America.
Queen Liliuokalani Queen Liliuokalani was the last reigning monarch of the Hawaiian islands. She felt her mission was to preserve the islands for their native residents. In 1898, Hawaii was annexed to the United States and Queen Liliuokalani was forced to give up her throne
James G. Blaine Former Speaker of the House and Chairman of the republican party in 1859. Creator of Pan Americanism
Alfred T. Mahan Naval officer/writer. His writings on the importanxce of Sea Power influenced navies all over the world during the late 1800s.
Henry Cabot Lodge Congress Senator that pushed for construction of a new Navy.
Yellow Journalism Exaggerated or biased writing that is disguised as fact. Also a type of journalism that downplays legitimate news in favour of eye-catching headlines that sell more newspapers
William Randolph Hearst Owner of the "Journal". Published outrageous stories about Cuba (Yellow Journalism)
Joseph Pulitzer Joseph Pulitzer was the 19th-century journalist and newspaper publisher whose will established the Pulitzer Prizes
Enrique Dupuy de Lome Spainish ambassador to the U.S. Wrote an inflamatory letter about President McKinley.
Jingoism An attitude of aggressive nationalism
Theodore Roosevelt Second in command of the "Rough Riders".
George Dewey Led a squadron into battle and destroyed/captured/outgunned Spainish Warships took President McKinley by surprise
Emilio Aguinaldo Filipino revolutionary who staged an unsuccessful uprising against the Spainish in 1896. Quickly Launched a new guerilla war
Rough Riders Volunteer cavalry unit from the American West made up of cowboys, miners, & law officers
Leonard Wood Commander of the "Rough Riders"
Foraker Act A United States federal law that established civilian (limited popular) government on the island of Puerto Rico
Platt Amendment 1901 amendment to the Cuban constitution by which the US was allowed certain concessions, including the right to indefinitely maintain Guantanamo naval base in Cuba.
Sphere of Influence any area in which one nation wields dominant power over another or others.
Open Door Policy a concept in foreign affairs, which usually refers to the policy around 1900 allowing multiple Imperial powers access to China, with none of them in control of that country.
Boxer Rebellion was an unsuccessful uprising by members of the Chinese Society of Right and Harmonious Fists against foreign influence in China, in such areas as trade, politics, religion and technology.
Great White Fleet popular nickname for the United States Navy battle fleet that completed a circumnavigation of the globe from 16 December 1907 to 22 February 1909 by order of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt.
Hay Pauncefote Treaty Between U.S. and U.K. nullified the Clayton-Bulwer Treaty of 1850 and gave the United States the right to create and control a canal across the Central American isthmus to connect the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean.
Dollar Diplomacy A policy aimed at furthering the interests of the United States abroad by encouraging the investment of U.S. capital in foreign countries. Intended to safeguard a nation's foreign investments
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