Unit 5 - American Imperialism
Terms in this set (23)
Reasons for Imperialism
Desire for Military Strength
Thirst for New Markets
Belief in Cultural Superiority
Great White Fleet
Name for the steam-powered ships of the enlarged and modernized American Navy of the early 1900s.
Alfred T. Mahan
Author who argued in 1890 that the economic future of the United States rested on new overseas markets protected by a larger navy; wrote "The Influence of Sea Power Upon History."
Annexation of Hawaii
Queen Liliuokalani; Sanford Dole
Cuban War of Independence
Journalism that exploits, distorts, or exaggerates the news to create sensations and attract readers.
William Randolph Hearst, Joseph Pulitzer
Treaty of Paris of 1898
Open Door Policy
U.S. policy of promoting equal opportunity for international trade and commerce in China, and respect for China's administrative and territorial integrity.
Roosevelt's extension of the
stating that the United States has the right to protect its economic interests in South and Central America through the use of military force