building an empire by founding colonies or conquering other nations.
avoiding involvement in the affairs of other countries.
william h. seward
arranged the purchase of alaska from russia for $7.2 million.
the queen of hawaii who planned the revolt against the u.s.
spheres of influence
areas where foreign nations controlled resources.
open door policy
this policy stated that all nations should have equal access to trade in china.
the boxers were chineese nationalists who were angered by foreign involvement in china.
to attract readers, pulitzer and hearst printed sensational, often exaggerated news stories. this was called _____.
stated that the united states had no interest in taking control of cuba.
took conrol of the philipene capital, manilla
a group that opposed the treaty and the creation of an american colonial empire.
limited cubas right to make treaties and allowed the united states to intervene in cuban affairs.
it warned that in cases of "wrongdoing" by Latin American countries, the United States might exercise the "international
it influenced governments through economic, not military, intervention. It was created by president Taft.
finally opened to ships on August 15, 1914, linking the atlantic and pacific oceans.
francisco "pancho" villa
killed 17 americans in new mexico. he cause 120,000 Mexicans to flee to the united states.
john j. pershing
sent to mexico by president woodrow wilson to capture francisco "pancho" villa.
a long, violent struggle for power in Mexico.