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Spanish American War

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Isolationism
Having little to do with the political affairs of other nations
Imperialism
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries poitically, socially, and economically.
Sphere of Influence
Area where a foreign nation controls economics
Rough Riders
volunteer soldiers led by Theodore Roosevelt during the Spanish American War
Yellow Journalism
Exaggerated stories reporters wrote to attract readers.
Joseph Pulitzer
United States newspaper publisher (born in Hungary) who established the Pulitzer prizes (1847-1911)
William Hearst
one of the original yellow journalists; constantly competed with pulitzer for circulation of newspaper; runs the story of the USS Maine, starting the Span-Amer war