25th president of the United States who sent the USS Maine to protect Americans and American property in Cuba.When he was assassination, Theordore Roosevelt became President. Had Dollar Diplomacy.
26th president of the US. He was known as a Reformer, and conservationist(of forests), he also built the Panama Canal. He had fought in the Spanish American War as the leader of the Rough Riders.
The US battle ship sent to Cuba to protect American Citizens. When it exploded and sank, Americans blamed Spain through yellow journalism and it lead to the Spanish American War.
And island off the coast of Florida. It was a Spanish colony that the US helped gain its independence.
Something of importance to the government because it is important to the country's wealth.
Places to buy raw materials
Places to sell surplus products(manufactured goods & crops)
Places to invest surplus capital(money) for railroads or mines
Places to refuel steamships
An islands in the Pacific that was a Spanish colony. The US gained this territory in addition to the Philippines & Puerto Rico, after winning the Spanish American War.
The interests and concerns of a country and its dealings with foreign nations.Based on Self Interest(How our relationship with another country benefits the USA) and Idealism(How the other country benefits from our relationship)
A large islands in the Pacific that was a Spanish colony. Following the Spanish American War, the US gained it as a territory, and soon after, gave them independence.
Ownership or control of something, usually land.
Intense effort to spread a certain set of ideas, beliefs, or doctrines that will help one's own cause or hurt another's. Often spread through art, music, literature, or film.
A US territory off the coast of Florida that was gained from the Spanish as a result of their losing the Spanish American War.
A person who takes up arms against the government of his or her own country; to resist any authority or control of a government.
Term used to describe a country when it is very powerful and its influence affects countries all over the world.
Sensational(appealing to the senses) style of reporting used by some newspapers in the late 1800s.(Hearst & Pulitzer publications)
Spanish American War
War between the US and Spain; fought over 4 months beginning on April, 1898. It was fought over the issue of Cuban colonization.
The policy or practice of forming and maintaining an empire by conquest, colonization, or economic political domination.
Spheres of influence
Areas in a nation, where other nations come to claim rights of trade and investments.