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a policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries politically, economically, or socially
the belief that one race is superior to others
the application of Charles Darwin's ideas about evolution and "survival of the fittest" to human societies-particularly as justification for imperialist expansion
a meeting at which representatives of European nations agreed upon rules for the European colonization of Africa.
The "shaka" sign is a common greeting in the Hawaiian culture, subsequently also used in surfer culture. The shaka sign, sometimes known as "hang loose", is a gesture often associated with Hawaii and surf culture.
a Dutch colonist in South Africa
a conflict, lasting from 1899-1902, in which the Boers and the British fought for control of territory in South Africa
a policy of treating subject people as if they were children, providing for their needs but not giving them rights
a policy in which a nation forces or encourages a subject people to adopt its institutions and customs
One of Ethiopia's greatest rulers, he expanded the empire almost to its present-day borders, repelled an Italian invasion at the great the Battle of Adwa, and carried out a wide-ranging program of modernization.
a Indian soldier serving under British command
"jewel in the crown"
the British colony of India- so called because of its importance in the British Empire, both as a supplier of raw materials and as a market for British trade goods.
an 1857 rebellion of Hindu and Muslim soldiers against the British in India
British rule after India came under the British crown during the reign of Queen Victoria
the lands surrounding the Pacific Ocean-especially those in Asia
ruler of siam which is the land between British controlled Burma in French indochina
claimed that US had promised independence after the spanish american war
the adding of a region to the territory on an existing political unit
gained the throne when the US was trying to imperialize the pacific islands and called for a constitution that would give her more power but America overruled her and she lost the throne
a conflict between Britain and China, lasting from 1839 to 1842, over Britain's opium trade in China
an exemption of foreign residents from the laws of a country
a mid-19th century rebellion against the Qing Dynasty in China, led by Hong Ziuquan
sphere of influence
a foreign region in which a nation has control over trade and other economic activities
Open Door Policy
a policy, proposed by the United States in 1899, under which all nations would have equal opportunities to trade in China
a 1900 revolt in China, aimed to ending foreign influence in the countrry
Treaty of Kanagawa
an 1854 agreement between the United States and Japan which opened two Japanese ports to U.S. ships and allowed the united states to set up an embassy in Japan
the period of Japanese history from 1867 to 1912, during which the country was ruled by Emperor Mutsuhito
a 1904-1905 conflict between Russia and Japan, sparked by the two countries' efforts to dominate Manchuria and Korea
a military dictator of a Latin American country
a U.S. policy of opposition to European interference in Latin America, announced by President James Monroe
exiled from Cuba by the Spanish then returned to launch a second world war for Cuban independence
an 1898 conflict between the United States and Spain, in which the United States supported Cuban's fight for independence
a man-made waterway connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, built in Panama by the United States and opened in 1914
President Theodore Roosevelt's 1904 extension of the Monroe Doctrine, in which he declared that the United States had the right to exercise "police power" throughout the Western Hemisphere.
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Terms, Names, and Main Ideas pg: 496, 501, 505, 513, 517
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