The intervening of the United States with other countries to pursue American goals and promote America's self-interest.
Big Stick Policy
A policy enacted by President Roosevelent that encouraged being peaceful in making resolutions but use force if necessary.
A canal built by the United States in order to create shortcuts through Central America
Taft's plan for imperialism that encouraged the protection of American trade and investment Latin America and Asia.
Wilson's plan for imperialism that was based upon democratic ideals (aid liberty across the world) and discouraged economic advancement or the use of force.
A rebellious leader during the Mexican Revolution. His ordered attacks on U.S. citizens sparked a rapid response from Wilson.