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Progressive Foreign Policy Section of Final

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Spanish American War
In 1898, a conflict between the United States and Spain, in which the U.S. supported the Cubans' fight for independence, and ultimately est. a Military dictatorship there instead. William McKinley sucked balls: "It will be the greatest irony of history if my administration deals pria
Yellow Journalism
Sensationalist journalism to create fear during the Spanish American War to incite population to war.
USS Maine
"start" of the Span-Amer war; exploded off the coast of cuba and it was blamed on spanish torpedoes; heightened by yellow journalists
Philippines
Spanish colony in the Pacific whom the US helped free from the Spanish, but soon after took as their own colony
Panama Canal
Columbians would not let Americans build this in 1915, but then with the assistance of the United States a Panamanian Revolution occurred. The new ruling people allowed the United States to build the canal.
Roosevelt Corollary
Roosevelt's 1904 extension of the Monroe Doctrine, stating that the United States has the right to protect its economic interests in South And Central America by using military force.
Dollar Diplomacy
President Taft's policy of linking American business interests to diplomatic interests abroad
Big Stick Policy
Theodore Roosevelt's method for achieving American goals in the Caribbean; it featured the threat and use of military force to promote America's commercial supremacy, to limit European intervention in the region, and to protect the Panama Canal.