American Horizons Chapter 19
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an American Protestant clergyman, organizer, editor, and author. He was a leader of the Social Gospel movement, calling for social justice and combating social evils. Supported missionary work so that all races could be improved and uplifted.
Alfred Thayer Mahan
a lecturer in naval history and the president of the United States Naval War College, published the "Influence of Sea Power upon History, 1660-1783, a revolutionary analysis of the importance of naval power as a factor in the rise power of the British Empire.
was the last sovereign of the Kamehameha dynasty, which had ruled a unified Hawaiian Kingdom since 1810. Crowned princess in 1877.
a type of journalism or press that present little to no legitimate well-researched news and instead uses eye-catching to sell more newspapers.
a nickname given to the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry, one of three such regiments raised in 1898 for the Spanish-American War and the only one of the three to see action.
an organization established on June 15. 1898, to battle the American annexation of the Philippines as an insular area.
Filipino revolutionary, politician, and military leader. In 1898, he achieved independence of the Philippines from Spain, and was elected the first president of the new republic
Open Door Policy
a term in foreign affairs initially used to refer to the United Stated policy established in the late 19th century and the early 20th century. An enunciated in "Open Note Policy"
a canal about 50 miles long, across the Isthmus of Panama, that connects the Atlantic and Pacific ocean. Its construction, begun Ferdinand de Lesseps in 1881, was abandoned in 1889 and was completed by US, 1904-14. Control was held by the United States until 1999, given to panama.
an addition to the Monroe Doctrine articulated by President Theodore Roosevelt in his State of Union address in 1904 after the Venezuela Crisis of 1902-03. "United States reserved the right to stabilize the economies of Central America, South American, and Caribbean nations who were unable to pay off their debts.