15 terms

Vocabulary #19


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Theodore Roosevelt
Progressive and imperialist president, used Big Stick Policy (aka Roosevelt Corollary), also known as the trustbuster
William Howard Taft
President who continued progressive policies of Roosevelt, in foreign policy used dollar diplomacy
Woodrow Wilson
Progressive president, led the nation during World War I, created the League of Nations
William Randolph Hearst
A journalist who used yellow journalism. His paper was "the Journal."
Joseph Pulitzer
Publisher of "New York World" who used yellow journalism, was very critical of the Spanish which led to war
Commodore Matthew Perry
Led 1853-1854 naval mission to open Japan to world trade and negotiated US trading rights with Japan
Open Door Policy
Policy proposed by the United States giving all nations equal opportunities to trade in China
Roosevelt Corollary
Addition to the Monroe Doctrine asserting America's right to intervene in Latin American affairs
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries politically, socially, and economically.
A feeling of strong national pride and a desire for an aggressive foreign policy
Dollar Diplomacy
A policy of joining the business interests of a country with its diplomatic interests abroad
Spanish American War
A conflict between the United States and Spain, in which the U.S. supported the Cubans' fight for independence
Yellow Journalism
Journalism that exploits, distorts, or exaggerates the news to create sensations and attract readers
Vast Majority
Expressing that something is true about almost all of a group of people or things
To be joined together to make a single unit