A location in Texas where to Theodore Roosevelt went on vacation because he wanted to have more time to write.
Largest island in the Caribbean. Tragic and bloody battles took place here, and here the Spanish-American War was started. Rebels began a fight for independence here, and this was the place where guerrilla warfare was started.
Once the treaty of Paris was signed, we received ____ in 1898.
Located in the Black Hills of South Dakota, this large mountain has the heads of Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, and Theodore Roosevelt carved into the solid rock face.
Theodore Roosevelt was born here, and he lived here for the rest of his life.
A location in Long Island, Theodore Roosevelt's dad, a multimillionaire, bought a plantation-style home here for his children to play at.
William Howard Taft
Teddy Roosevelt's secretary of war, who later succeeded Roosevelt as president in 1908.
President from 1897-1901, he was president during the Spanish-American War. He also appointed Theodore Roosevelt to assistant secretary of the Navy.
William Randolph Hearst
A wealthy man who bought the New York Journal; he also supported and perfected the Yellow Press.
A 1906 novel written by author and socialist journalist Upton Sinclair. It was written about the corruption of the American meatpacking industry during the early 20th century.
The Progressive Party of 1918
A political party created by a split in the Republican party in the presidential election of 1912. It was formed by Theodore Roosevelt when he lost the Republican nomination to William Howard Taft.
The name of a group of leading Democrats in New York State that were named after the name of their meeting place. They were known to be politically corrupt.
A second-class pre-dreadnought battleship (launched in 1889, sometimes referred to as an armored cruiser) whose sinking by a explosion, either internal or by foreign forces, on February 15, 1898 at 9:40 p.m., precipitated the Spanish-American War.
A type of journalism that downplays the legitimate news in favor of eye-catching headlines that sell more newspapers.
An epidemic in 1898. The U.S. War Department had wanted to leave troops in Cuba, but since many had been infected by this disease and died, they had to leave.
When Theodore Roosevelt refused to kill a bear cub tied to a tree because he believed that it was not right to do for sport, people began to make jokes and comics out of it, and people decided to make even a bear toy named after Teddy's incident.
William Jennings Bryan
A great orator and progressive who ran for the Democratic nomination for president in 1908.
the 28th president of the United States. He tried to keep the U.S. out of World War 1. When it had ended he worked for peace and tried to set up a league of nations.
Booker T. Washington
A prominent black eduator, to the White House.
First president of the Philippines led his people in their struggle against American domination.
Conqueror of Manila Bay.
President during the beginning of the Spanish-American War, first president to serve his terms before and after another president.
The 26th president served from 1901-1909. Lieutenant Colonel during the Spanish-American War.
"Speak softly but carry a _________." Theodore Roosevelt's _________ was the threat of force which he hoped not to use.
President Woodrow Wilson's program that was based on right and justice.
Preferring to isolate or be separate from the rest of the world.
League of Nations
Was created in hopes of preventing future wars. The U.S. never joined this league.
Sherman Anti-Trust Act of 1890
Prohibited corporations from merging merely to cut competition.
Equal opportunity for everyone mainly in the work force.
Also known as the War for Independence to the Filipinos, this was a brutal and bloody "war" between the Filipinos and the Americans.
This war was fought in two places: Cuba and the Philippines. During this war, Yellow Journalism began.
Battle of Manila Bay
The _______________ was fought during the Spanish-American War and in the Philippines. The winner of this battle was Commodore George Dewey.
Battle of San Juan Hill
Bloody battle during the Spanish-American War and was fought in Cuba. America won this battle by charging up the hill and taking the stronghold with overwhelming force. Taking this fort was the key to taking Santiago and winning the war.
The Battle of Santiago
This battle, won by the Americans, was key to ending the war.
The Japanese attacked the Russians in 1904, starting this war. The President of the U.S., T. Roosevelt, convinced the Russians and the Japanese to sign a peace treaty and end the war in 1905.
A group of one thousand volunteers made up of western cowboys, athletes, business leaders, Native Americans, and gold prospectors lead by Theodore Roosevelt.
Native people of the Philippines.
A soldier who uses surprise raids and hit and run tactics uses this type of fighting
Soldiers who marched in desert country that were covered with "adobe," a type of white clay.
A political party created by a split in the Republican Party in the presidential election of 1912. It was formed by Theodore Roosevelt when he lost the Repubican nomination to William Howard Taft.
Chain of islands surrendered to the United States by Spain as part of the peace treaty at the end of the Spanish-American War.
Home of Theodore Roosevelt located at Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York.
Harbor located in Cuba, in which Spanish fleets led by Cervera hid during the Spanish-American War.
Canal built between the Atlantic and Pacific to lessen the journey of ships.
Chain of islands located off the coast of China, in which part of the Spanish-American War was fought. The U.S. ultimately paid Spain 20 million dollars for possession of these islands.
University in which Woodrow Wilson was president.
The slogan that characterized Wilson's first term as president.
This revision was a means of building new centers of financial strength and opening channels of credit to small businessmen.