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ch 12 vocb

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 protected country or region
anglo saxonism a belief in the innate superiority of the “Anglo-Saxon race"
josiah strong one of America's leading religious and social voices during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
matthew c. perry worked for a treaty with Japan
queen liliuokalani the last reigning monarch of the Hawaiian islands. She felt her mission was to preserve the islands for their native residents
james g. blaine a republican speaker of the house twice, and ran for president twice. He was known by his political enemies as, "Blaine, Blaine, James G. Blaine, continental liar from the state of Maine."
pan americanism movement toward commercial, social, economic, military, and political cooperation among the nations of North, Central, and South America
alfred t. mahan United States naval officer, called “the philosopher of sea power.” His aim was to show that command of the sea is a decisive factor in international relations.
henry cabot lodge a conservative Republican politician, proved a long-term adversary of Democratic President Woodrow Wilson and, ultimately, his nemesis.
william randolph hearst lf-made multimillionaire miner and rancher, and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
joseph pulitzer represent the ultimate recognition in American journalism
yellow journalism biased opinion masquerading as objective fact.
enrique dupuy de lome Spanish ambassador to the United States
jingoism the spirit, policy, or practice of jingoes; bellicose chauvinism.
theodore roosevelt President of the United States (1901– 1909).
george dewey an admiral of the United States Navy. He is best known for his victory at the Battle of Manila Bay
emilio aguinaldo was a Filipino general, politician, and independence leader
rough riders the name bestowed on the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry, one of three such regiments raised in 1898 for the Spanish-American War
leonard wood a physician who served as the Chief of Staff of the United States Army, Military Governor of Cuba
foraker act a civil law that established a civilian government in Puerto Rico
platt amendment Treaty between the United States of America and the Republic of Cuba embodying the provisions defining the future relations of United States with Cuba
sphere of influence any area in which one nation wields dominant power over another or others.
open door policy the policy advocated by the United States that all countries should have equal access to trade with the Chinese Empire
boxer rebellion a member of a Chinese secret society that carried on an unsuccessful uprising, 1898–1900 (Boxer Rebellion), principally against foreigners, culminating in a siege of foreign legations in Peking that was put down by an international expeditionary force.
great white fleet popular nickname for the United States Navy battle fleet that completed a circumnavigation of the globe
hay pauncefote treaty an agreement by which Great Britain recognized the right of the United States to build a canal across Nicaragua or Panama
dollar diplomacy a government policy of promoting the business interests of its citizens in other countries.
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