An economy that is based on mining or producting raw materials to be used in foreign industries is called....
an extractive economy.
The United States wanted overseas territories because the territories had...
customers who buy U.S. products.
___________ contributed to increased imperialism because imperialists believed strength would allow them to influence other nations.
Frederick J. Turner said, "The closing of the frontier encouraged American imperialism because the rising population needed room to _______."
Within a year of Commodore Perry's arrival in Tokyo Bay, Perry negotiated a treaty that opened _____ to the U.S. in 1853.
Journalists called the __________________ "sewards folly" because they wondered why the U.S. would purchase a vast tundra of snow and ice far from our continental borders.
Social ___________ is the belief held by some in the late 19th century that certain nations and races were superior to others and therefore destined to rule over them.
In 1916 congress passed the ___________ which promised that the Phillipines would ultimately gain its independence; that happened in 1946 when the islands were liberated from Japanese occupation during WWII.
At the beginning of the 20th century, the U.S. had become accustomed to ______________________.
military involvement overseas
_______ lead an attack in Manilla Bay during the Spanish-American War because Manilla Bay was ruled by the Spanish and their ships were in that Bay.
Spain gave up full control of the Philippines when the U.S. paid $20 million as set out in the Treaty of ______.
When Filipinos rebelled against U.S. rule the U.S. found itself using some of the same tactics that the Spanish had used in ______.
Emilion Aguinaldo used __________ warfare as a nationalist insurgent in the Philippines, fighting seperately against both Spain and the U.S.
After the Spanish-American War, Cubans and _____________ were partially restricted by the U.S.
The ______________________ gave the U.S. the right to preserve order has needed in Cuba, bringing Cuba within the U.S. sphere.
a rival newspaper publisher who heightened the public's dislike of the Spanish government
William Randolph Hearst
Pulitzers' and Hearsts' publications that feautured a popular comic-strip character called the Yellow Kid
navy commodore who steamed his squadron of vessels into Manila Bay, in the Spanish-held Philippines, on May 1, 1898
rugged westerners and upper-class easterners who relished what Roosevelt called the "strenuous life."
A weaker or smaller country is said to be in a more powerful country's sphere of influence when it grants the larger country
trade privelages and other benfefits
U.S. Secretary of State John Hay was responsible for explaining to the European countries
the Open Door Policy.
The Great White Fleet was a group of battleships designed
to demonstrate to the world U.S. navy power.
When Filipinos organized an insurrection or rebellion against U.S. rules, the United States found itself
using tactics like Spain had done in Cuba.
Who won the Nobel Peace Prize for helping to negotiate an end to the Russo-Japanese War?
form of non-traditional warfare generally involving hit-and-run attacks by small bands of fighters.
violence started by members of a secret society in China, which prompted the governments of Europe and America to send troops to squash the rebellion.
American statement that the government did not want colonies in China, but favored free trade there.
Open Door Policy
a war between Japan and Russia in 1904 over the pressence of Russian troops in Manchuria.
pact between the U.S. and Japan to end segregation of Asian children in san francisco public schools. In return, Japan agreed to limit the immigration of its citizens to the U.S.
The ________________ prevented Cuba from signing a treaty with any other country without the approval of the United States.
General John J. Pershing chased the Mexican rebel leader ____________________________.
Francisco "Pancho" Villa
President Taft's _________________ meant supporting American investments in foreign countries.
The _____________________ asserted that the United States should act as Latin America's police power, intervening to restore order when necessary.
Roosevelt's ________________________ depended on a strong military to achieve U.S. goals.
"big stick" diplomacy
Wilson's statement that the U.S. would not use force to assert influence in the world, but would instead work to promote human rights.
President Roosevelt and Wilson resorted frequently to the use of U.S. troops in ______________.
Favoring honorable diplomacy but still resorting to military intervention upon occasion would be an example of...