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a conflict between Britain and China, lasting from 1839 to 1842, over Britain's opium trade in China.
asked Japan if they could open up trade ports in their country by using Gunboat Diplomacy
Treaty of Portsmouth
treaty giving Japan captured territories, made Russia stay out of Korea/Manchuria; drafted by Teddy Roosevelt
sensational exaggerated stories meant to attract readers; only had SOME truth to it
volunteer fighters who were cowboys from the west US, Theodore Roosevelt fought with them
Treaty of Paris
ended the Spanish-American War. The U.S. gained Guam, Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Philippines.
prevented newly independent Cuba from making treaties with other nations and gave the US control over Guantanamo Bay
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