the belief that the U.S. should extend all the way to the pacific ocean
why did the us want to aquire more land?
raw materials, white man's burden, more trade and markets
sensational stories that were often biased or untrue
An American foreign policy opposing interference in the Western hemisphere from outside powers.
open door policy
a policy where all nations would have equal opportunities to trade in China
Speak softly and carry a big stick
Teddy Roosevelt's big stick diplomacy which meant that you could negotiate first, but you had to back it up with force
a policy of extending your rule over foreign countries
In 1898, a conflict between the United States and Spain, in which the U.S. supported the Cubans' fight for independence
Why did the us get involved in word war 1?
zimmermann telegram, german submarine warfare, russian revolution
Why did the us not join the league of nations?
isolationist wanted to stay out of world affairs
people who wanted the United States to stay out of world affairs
Treaty of Versailles
the treaty imposed on Germany by the Allied powers in 1920 after the end of World War I which demanded reparations from the Germans
russia's government in 1917
a form of socialism that abolishes private ownership
an economic system based on private ownership of capital
policy of building up strong armed forces to prepare for war
agreements between nations to aid and protect one another
love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it
wilson's plan for world peace following world war I