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USII.5a,b Spanish American War and Theodore Roosevelt's Foreign Policy

This is a review for SOL USII.5a,b Spanish American War and Theodore Roosevelt's Foreign Policy.
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Sugar and tobacco crops
To protect these American investments in Cuba, some people supported the Spanish-American War; this was a cause of the Spanish-American War.
U.S.S. Maine
The sinking of this ship in Havana Harbor was a cause of the Spanish-American War.
Yellow Journalism
Exaggerated reporting to sell papers. Ex: "Bat Baby Born on Senate Floor!" This was a cause of the Spanish-American War.
Cuban rebels
American generally felt sympathy for this group during the 1890's. This was a cause of the Spanish-American War.
Spain
When America beat this country in the Spanish-American War, it became a world power. This was a result of the Spanish-American War.
Gained independence from Spain
Cuba, as a result of the Spanish-American War
New American Territories
Guam, Puerto Rico and Philippines were gained as a result of the Spanish-American War.
Two factors American involvement in international affairs
Public opinion and economic interests
Monroe Doctrine
Kept America isolated and reactionary in its foreign policy, replaced by Roosevelt Corollary
Roosevelt Corollary
Added to Monroe Doctrine and stated America could interfere in the economic affairs of the Americas
Big Stick Diplomacy
Peaceful negotiation first, military force second if needed
Panama Canal
One of Theodore Roosevelt's foreign policy accomplishments, example of Big Stick Diplomacy and allowed American ships to travel from east coast to west coast faster than before.