SOcial studies ch 23

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Isolationism

Japamies held controll of the pacific coast

expansionism

policy of extending a nations boundrys

Treaty of Kanagawa

between japan and us opened up ports in japan for americans to trade

Seward FOlly

thats is what they callled alasks when they purchased it

Imperalism

policy of extending powerfull countries seeking control of the economic and political affairs of a weaker counrtry

Great Whit Fleet

name for the steamed power ships of the enlarged and modernized american navy of the early 1900s

Sphere of influence

area where a nation had specific trading plivages

open door policy

allowed a nation to trade in any others nation sphere of influence in china

Boxer Rebellion

uprising in china against westerners and western influnces in 1900s

Reconcentration

moving large numbers of people into camps for political or military reasons

Atrocities

act of cruelty and brutality

yellow journalism

untrue news papper articals that relies on sensational stories and headlines

The Maine

american war ship that got blown up one of the biggest reasons we went to war with spain because we thought they blew up our ship

Spanish american war

war between spain and united states

Rough Riders

military unit organzed by tr during the spanish american war

Buffalo soldiers

af amer memberrs og the 9th and 10th cavalries during the spanish american war

Platt amendment

cuban constitution allowed us to intervene in cuba

protectorate

independence is limmited by a more powerfull country

Foraker act

us gave porto ricans a limmited say in government

isthmus

narrow strip of land

Roosevelt corollary

us had a right to intevene in latin america to presserve law and order

Dollar Diplomacy

building a strong economic tie to latin america

Tr

Teddy Roosevelt

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