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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 Americans believed that their culture is superior and it should be spread to different cultures.
Josiah Strong an American Protestant clergyman, organizer, editor and author. He was one of the founders of the Social Gospel movement
Matthew C. Perry was the Commodore of the U.S. Navy who compelled the opening of Japan to the West
Queen Liliuokalani was the last reigning monarch of the Hawaiian islands. She felt her mission was to preserve the islands for their native residents
James G. Blaine (January 31, 1830 – January 27, 1893) was a U.S. Representative, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives,
Pan Americanism movement toward commercial, social, economic, military, and political cooperation among the nations of North, Central, and South America.
Alfred T. Mahan U.S. naval officer and historian, b. West Point, N.Y. A Union naval officer in the Civil War, he later lectured on naval history and strategy at the Naval War College, Newport, R.I., of which he was president (1886–89, 1892–93).
Henry Cabot Lodge 1850–1924, U.S. Senator,Boston. admitted to the bar in 1876.long career in U.S. Senate, edited North American Review,lecturer on American history at Harvard, edited member of the Massachusetts house of representatives
William Randolph Hearst Born: 29 April 1863 Died: 14 August 1951 Birthplace: San Francisco, California Best known as: Founder of the Hearst newspaper chain The son of a U.S. senator
Joseph Pulitzer 1847–1911 American newspaper publisher&politician,He emigrated to the US in 1864, served a year in Union army in the Civil War,journalist-Westliche Post,elected Missouri legislature,reputation-liberal reformer.made St. Louis Post-Dispatch successful paper
Yellow Journalism or the yellow press is a type of journalism that presents little or no legitimate well-researched news and instead uses eye-catching headlines
Enrique Dupuy de Lome Spanish ambassador to the United States.
Jingoism extreme patriotism in the form of aggressive foreign policy.
Theodore Roosevelt Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States (1901– 1909).
George Dewey (December 26, 1837 – January 16, 1917) was an admiral of the United States Navy. He is best known for his victory at the Battle of Manila Bay
Emilio Aguinaldo March 22, 1869 – February 6, 1964) was a Filipino general, politician, and independence leader.
Rough Riders The Rough Riders is 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 (October 9, 1860 – August 7, 1927) was a physician who served as the Chief of Staff of the United States Army, Military Governor of Cuba
Foraker Act officially the Organic Act of 1900, is a United States federal law that established civilian (limited popular) government on the island of Puerto Rico
Platt Amendment The Platt Amendment of 1901 was a rider appended to the Army Appropriations Act presented to the U.S. Senate by Connecticut Republican Senator Orville H.
Sphere of Influence In the field of international relations, a sphere of influence (SOI) is an area or region over which a state or organization has significant cultural, economic, military
Open Door Policy The Open Door Policy is a concept in foreign affairs, which usually refers to the policy around 1900 allowing multiple Imperial powers access to China, with none
Boxer Rebellion In 1900, a group known as the Boxers murdered thousands of foreigners, especially missionaries, in an attempt to rid China of all foreign influence.
Great White Fleet The Great White Fleet was the popular nickname for the United States Navy battle fleet that completed a circumnavigation of the globe from 16 December 1907 Theodore Roosevelt sent to tour the World 16 Dec 1907 to 22 Feb 1909
Hay Pauncefote Treaty Superseding the Clayton-Bulwer Treaty, the Hay-Pauncefote Treaty of 1901 set out U.S. and British interests in connection to a canal through Central America.
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.
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