The policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political, or military control over weaker territories.
Alfred T. Mahan
President of the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, had become one of the most outspoken advocates of American military expansion.
A Cuban poet and journalist in exile in New York, he launched a revolution in 1895.
Reporting that exaggerates the news to draw in readers.
American warship harbored in Havana that blew up.
The American naval commander that destroyed the spanish fleet in Manila Bay in the Philippines.
A volunteer cavalry under the command of Leonard Wood and Theodore Roosevelt.
San Juan Hill
Although Roosevelt and his units played only a minor role in the second victory, American newspapers declared him the hero of _________.
Cuba added to its constitution, this included several provisions that favored U.S. trade and military position.
A country whose affairs are partially controlled by a stronger power.
A rebel leader and Filipino, he led the resistance against the U.S. after feeling betrayed by the U.S. intentions.
The U.S. secretary of state established the open-door policy.
Open Door notes
This became the U.S. foreign policy:
calling for open access, elimination of privileges, and national self-determination.
A secret society in China that rebelled against European influence in China.
Ranks as one of the world's greatest engineering feats.
Roosevelt defined his "big stick" diplomacy, the ___________ to the Monroe Doctrine. He argued that European powers must not intervene in the Western Hemisphere but warned that disorder in Latin America might "force the United States to the exercise of an international police power" in order to protect U.S. economic interests.
The Taft administration followed the policy of using the U.S. government to guarantee loans made to foreign countries by American businesspeople.
Francisco "Pancho" Villa
Led revolts against Carranza.
John J. Pershing
A general that led an expeditionary force of about 15,000 soldiers in pursuit of Villa.