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Chapter 4 History "I am"
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Who is the policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military intervention?
Who is a motive focused around aspects like acquiring more land for the sake of gaining respect?
Who is a motive focused on learning about a new society or doing a scientific experiment to compare two human skulls?
Who is a motive focused on spreading or teaching your own belief systems in another country?
Who is a motive focused on using money or trade to gain power in another country.
Who is the poem, written by Rudyard Kipling, that describes the responsibility of the European to colonize and educate the "uncivilized" nations?
White Man's Burden
Who is a "divine" belief that US citizens have every right to expand from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean?
Who is the process in which discrimination is sponsored and "backed up" by discriminatory beliefs? For example, a study was released that stated the European was more advanced than the African.
Who is the Secretary of State responsible for the purchase of Alaska from Russia? This would work out to be an important economic deal in American History.
Who is the process of transitioning control of a territory from one leader to another? This happened to areas like Alaska when their control transitioned from Russia to the US.
Who is the nation, led by a Queen, that was annexed by the US after planters felt threatened by the native people?
Who is the President that attempted to keep the US from entering another war, eventually having to declare war on Spain based on multiple circumstances?
Who is the General that put down a revolt in Cuba, forcing many Cubans into concentration camps? This man earned the reputation of "the Butcher".
Who is the US Naval leader that led the assault on the Phillippines against the Spanish? His fleet destroyed the Spanish in a little over seven hours.
Who is the Filipino rebel that fought alongside the US? He would eventually lead a revolt against the US after promises of independence for the Philippines was not rewarded.
Who is the name given to Teddy Roosevelt's list of volunteer cavalry?
Who is the writing style that means exaggerating the news to sell papers? This was a tactic, used by William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer, that led to many Americans getting behind the idea of going to war with Spain.
Who is the US naval ship that "mysteriously" exploded in Havana Harbor?
The USS Maine
Who is the piece of legislation that was put in Cuba's Constitution by the US? This stated that the US had the right to interfere in Cuba's affairs anytime they were threatened.
Who is the naval base that was established in the borders of Cuba?
Who is the federal document that states European countries cannot colonize/enter Latin and South America? Teddy Roosevelt used this to protect US economic interests.
Who is the extension to the Monroe Doctrine, giving the US the power to act as an international police force in Latin America?
Who is the group that felt the practices of the US were unfair? They believed that the US should let other countries run themselves rather than be colonized by someone else.
Anti- Imperialist League
Who is a construction project, finished in 1914, that Teddy Roosevelt was able to finish to connect the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean?
Who is the the Commodore responsible for opening up exclusive trade relations with Japan?
Who is the term used to describe the special rights and privileges a country establishes in a colony or newly conquered land?
Sphere of Influence
Who is the quote used to describe the foreign policy of Teddy Roosevelt? This means that the US would negotiate with another country to a certain point, using force if/when it is necessary.
Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick
Who is the foreign policy used by William Howard Taft? This meant that the US would offer loans and business opportunities to Latin American countries in order to establish an economic base by the US.
Who is the policy, created by Secretary of State John Hay, that established that any country could trade with China anytime they wanted? The only country that was not really consulted about this deal was China.
Open Door Policy
Who is the name given to the violent revolt against foreign powers by Chinese citizens?
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