American History

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Imperialism

strong nations trying to create empires by dominating weaker nations

Russia

Greatest Imperialists, England, France,

Central America

became known as the "Banana republic"

Alfred Mahani

wrote the book "The Influence of Sea Powers upon History"

Social Darwinism

belief in Imperialism b/c they believed it was destiny ans a noble pursuit.

Olney

??????? used the Monrow Doctrine to tell England to stay out of Venezuelan affairs

Arbitration

settlement of disputes by a person or panel chosen to listen to both sides and decide

Weyler

put down the rebellion in Cuba.

Jingoism

Intense burst of national pride and desire for an aggressive foreign policy

USS Maine

exploded in a harbor in China

Dupuy de Lome

Spanish ambassador said that Pres. McKinley was a weak leader

Dewey

Philipines attacked first and ?????? destroyed the whole Spanish Naval fleet

Pulitzer

New York World paper

Hearst

New York Morning Journal

Roosevelt

led his cavalry

Rough Riders

Roosevelt's cavalry

San Juan Hill

captured by Roosevelt in Cuba

John Hay

"A Splendid Little War"

Varilla

Hay-Bunau-????? Treaty

10 Mill

U.S signed treaty and got 10 mile tract to build the Panama canal for ????

25 mill

U.S. eventually paid ???? more

Roosevelt corollary

"An International Police Power"

the Russo

Roosevelt gets Noble Peace Prize for making countries enter a peace agreement.

Will Taft

"Dollar Diplomacy"

Diaz

U.S. had good relations with ????? but he was forced to resign

Huerta

became Pres. after Diaz

Carranza

became leader and was overthrown by a revolutionary named "Poncho Villa"

Villa

Raided Americans in America

Wilson

sent in Gen. John "Black Jack" Pershing

John Pershing

sent in to capture villa

Racism

when another race considers themselves superior

Robert Baden-Powell

set up the Boy Scouts

Juliette Low

Founded the Girl Scouts

Speak softly and carry a big stick

Roosevelt's slogan

Open Door Policy

U.S policy where we asked European powers to allow = access to the Chinese consumer

Spears of Influence

areas of economic and political control

Leonard Woods

U.S. leader in Cuba after the war

Boxers

secret Chinese Org. that led a rebellion against foreigners in China

Pago Pago

the major harbor that caved under U.S. control

Dole

a pineapple planter that removed the Queen

Liliuokalai

Queen removed from power by Dole

Reed

discovered the cure for Yellow Fever

Emilio Aguinaldo

a rebel that lead the Philipine troops against the U.S.

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