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For 100 years the S foreign policy was guided by the____________.

Washington Approach

Wilson believed that Foreign policy should be guided by...

Legalistic, idealistic, and moralistic principles.

Washington believed tthat foreign policy should be guided by..

National intrestest

Washingotn felt that America should not _______ on be half of its principles.


Wilson was a ________.


Washington promoted peace with his great rule: The US should steer clear of _________ _________.

Permenant Alliances

Wilson promoted peace with legal institutions, (League of Nations) and __________ ________.

Collective security: which requires member nations to unite and help victims of aggression

How did this change in policy occur?

It started with the desire to acquire additional territory.

Who was Alfred Thayer Mahan?

Leading advocate of sea power and western imperialism and captain of the Navy.

What book did Alfred Thayer Mahan Write?

The influence of sea power upon history

What was Alfred Thayer Mahans argument?

National greatness and prosperity flowed from navy power

Who was John Fiske?

Historian and popular lecturer on darwinism

What book did John Fiske Write?

American Politcal Ideas viewed from the standpoint of universal history

What was John Fiske's Argument?

Stressed the superior character of "Anglo-Saxon" institutions and people

Who is Josiah Strong

Congregationalist Minister

What book did Josiah Strong Write?

Our Country: Its possible future and its present crisis

What did Josiah Strong assert and what was the Anglo-Saxon divinely commissioned to be

His Keeper Brother

Which president got the ball rolling with this new progressive foreign policy do-gooder view?

William Mckinley

What did the spanish general nicknamed "Butcher" do to the cubans?

put them in detention centers

What did De Lome call President Mckinley?

Weak and a bidder for the admiration of the crowd

What happened to The Maine?

It was blown up in Havanah Harbor (the blame went to spain)

Who proclaimed "The US needs a War"

Theodore Roosevelt

When did the Spanish/American war begin?


In a military sense, how successfull was the US in this war?

The US was launched into the wold as a great power

T or F
In the Spanish-American war, more American soldiers died from disease than from battle


The war officially ended with the treaty of ___________

Treaty of Paris.
gave cuba its freedom
gave the US puerto rico and guam
sold the US the philippines for 20 million bucks

People that opposed McKinley were called..?


In what war were 7000 US soldiers and 216,000 Filipinos killed, and costed the american taxpayer 600 million bucks ?

The Philippines War

What did the US agree to in the Hay-Herran Treaty?

pay 10 million in cash and a rental fee of 250,000 a year for canal Zone. 6 million wide (panama canal)

What was the Monroe Doctrine?

A statement issued by President Monroe back in the early 1820s and basically it told Europe to stay out and not interfere with the Americas

Define The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine (1905)

The Monroe Doctrine Prohibited intervention in the region by Europeans, the US was justified in intervening 1st to forestall involvement by outsiders

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