Chapter 18 America Claims an Empire
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Proposed a new constitution that would remove property qualifications for voting; was removed from the throne with the help of US
policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political, or military control over weaker territories
president of the Naval War College and became one of the most outspoken advocates of American military expansion
President of provisional government of Hawaii after Queen was overthrown
Cuan poet and journalist who lived in exile in New York after launching a revolution of Cuba in 1895
reporting that exaggerates the news to lure new readers
General sent by Spain to restore order after Cuban revolt; moved entire population into concentration camps where thousands died
Ship sent to protect American lives and property in Cuba; explosion sent the ship's ammunition up in flames and sank
American naval commander in the Pacific who destroyed the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay. Spain lost 381 men whereas America lost 1.
volunteer cavalry under the command of Wood and Roosevelt
San Juan Hill
Most famous land battle in Cuba- First part of battle featured Rough Riders clearing way for infantry attack on this place
provisions added to the Cuban constitution; Cuba couldn't make treaties that limit independence, US reserved right to intervene in Cuba to perserve independence, Cuba wouldn't go into debt, and US could buy/lease land for naval and coaling stations
country whose affairs are partially controlled by a stronger power
Rebel leader who believed that the US had promised independence and it betrayed the Filipinos after helping them win freedom from Spain
US Secretary of State who issued policy of Open Door notes
Open Door notes
Statements sent to officials calling for open access to China's coastal ports, elimination of special privileges for any trading nation, and maintenance of China's independence
Secret society known as the Boxers who rose in revolt to drive out the "foreign devils" killings hundreds of missionaries and foreigners
ranks as one of the world's greatest engineering feats
"Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far." European powers must not intervene in the Western Hemisphere but warned disorder in Latin America could force US to exercise their power
Policy of using US government to guarantee loans made to foreign countries by American businesspeople
Led revolt against Carranza. Anti-Carranza revolutionary who was angry over Wilson's recognition of Carranza's government.
Lead an expeditionary force of 15000 soldiers in pursuit of Villa who eluded them for a year.
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