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The President of the United States during the Spanish American War.
Big Stick Policy
This was the name of President Roosevelt's foreign policy, which consisted of working quietly and patiently to achieve goals overseas while using military force when necessary.
William Howard Taft
Focusing on his Dollar Diplomacy, this president encouraged and protected American Trade and investment in Latin America and Asia.
Believing that the United States should use its power to aid the development of constitutional liberty in the world, this president pursued a foreign policy he called the Moral Diplomacy.
With the help of Secretary of State John Quincy Adams, this president established a series of principles stating that the United States would view European involvement in the Western Hemisphere as a direct threat to American Interests.
This Republican assistant secretary to the Navy pushed for war against Spain.
President McKinley was the last American President to have served in this 'not-so-nice' little war.
Newspaper Publishers like William Randolph Hearst and this man, worked up 'war fever' among the American Public that helped to pressure McKinley into the Spanish American War.
This American Ship of war exploded in Cuba's Havana harbor.
This U.S Amendment gave the U.S the right to intervene in Cuba after the Spanish-American War in order to protect "life, liberty, and individual liberties."
Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
The Panama Canal links these two oceans.
December 31, 1999
The United States maintained control of the Panama Canal until December 31st of this year.
At first, the United States proposed building the Panama Canal to this Latin American country, which later rejected the proposal.
Who was the 1st President to travel overseas when he visited Panama?
World War II
During this American Conflict, the U.S sent 65,000 troops to Panama to protect the canal.
This European country demanded a port in present-day Dominican Republic as compensation for an unpaid loan.
For 72 years, this island nation experienced a total of 102 revolts, wars, or coups.
Gulf of Mexico
Determined to "teach Latin Americans to elect good men," Woodrow Wilson sent naval forces to this country in 1913 and imposed military rule in one of its major cities.
Crucifix and Haitian Flag
What was Charlemagne Peralte was photographed dead after U.S Marines killed him, what was he photographed with?
The signing of this act by President Wilson in 1917 made Puerto Rico a U.S Territory, giving Puerto Ricans citizenship but no voting rights.
Crossroads and the Pacific
American Interests in Hawaii grew because of its fine harbors and its strategic values as this.
The American President that withdrew the annexation treaty for Hawaii "for the purpose of reexamination." He also received the Queen of Hawaii at the White House and replaced the stars and stripes in Honolulu with the Hawaiian flag.
Spheres of Influence
Powers such as Britain and Japan began to carve out what from Chinese Territory?
Open Door Policy
American's Foreign Policy in China, which called for allowing free trade in China and an end to European colonization, was called this.
In an unsuccessful attempt to expel all "foreign devils" from China, this group led an insurrection in 1900 that killed hundreds of Christian missionaries and thousands of Chinese Christians.
The political, military, or economic domination of one country over another.
A government policy based on the belief that national interests are best served by avoiding economic and political alliances with other countries.
To involve yourself deliberately in a situation, especially in a conflict or dispute, in order to influence what is happening and, most often, to prevent undesirable consequences.
Henry Cabot Lodge
A United States Senator who encouraged America to expand in order to economically compete with other countries.
An Anti-Imperialist politican who believed that the U.S should defend its interests, but our policy should promote peace, not conquest.
A Christian missionary that believed it was the duty of the U.S to morally spread its Anglo-Saxon civilization to the dark places of the world.
Alfred T. Mahan
A naval officer and historian who believed that the U.S Foreign Policy should become a world power by building a strong navy via ships and acquiring convenient coaling stations.
A social theory stating that the political and economic advantages in a developed society are gained from the biological advantages of its collective membership. (Survival Of The Fittest)
A person or movement that tries to make changes or tries to change others.
Seven conditions for the withdrawal of United States troops remaining in Cuba at the end of the Spanish-American War
Open Door Policy
The U.S Foreign Policy that focuses on practical concerns and the national self-interest.
The U.S Foreign Policy that focuses on moral values and the spread of American Ideals.
A set of goals that a country considers to be important.
An amendment to a joint resolution of the United States Congress.
The Political principle that stated that Europe should no longer involve itself in the Western Hemisphere.
Big Stick Policy
President Roosevelt's approach to U.S Foreign Policy that included working patiently to achieve goals overseas but using force if necessary.
President Taft's approach to U.S Foreign Policy that was to encourage and protect American trade and investment in Latin America and Asia.
President Wilson's approach to U.S Foreign Policy that was based on democratic ideals rather than economic investment or the use of force.
An approach to U.S Foreign Policy based on the right of people in other countries to decide their own government, free of outside influence.
White Man's Burden
A belief that Anglo-Saxons ha a moral responsibility to spread their religions and culture in order to civilize primitive peoples.