Chapter 27 - The United States Becomes a World Power
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A policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force.
William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer published sensational stories and used this form of journalism to promote the Spanish-American War.
A feeling of pride, loyalty, and protectiveness toward one's country
A political orientation of a people or a government to maintain a strong military force and to be prepared to use it aggresively to defend or promote national interests
Payment for war damages
Many criticized William Seward's purchase of Alaska from Russia for 7.2 million dollars, calling it his folly.
Americans who favored extending the United States' power by taking control of new territories
Volunteer regiment of US Cavalry led by Teddy Roosevelt during the Spanish American War
Inspired by love for your country
German submarines used in World War I
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
A series of proposals in which U.S. president Woodrow Wilson outlined a plan for achieving a lasting peace after World War I.
Treaty of Versailles
1919 treaty that officially ended World War I; the immense penalties it placed on Germany
League of Nations
An international organization formed in 1920 to promote cooperation and peace among nations
Ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cause.