N Ch 22 Expansion -Test Prep
Terms in this set (31)
A national policy of avoiding involvement in world affairs
A policy that calls for expanding a nation's boundaries.
a policy of extending your rule over foreign countries
adding land to the United States
Spheres of Influence
Nations that you do not own, yet they generally do what you want
Open Door Policy
The policy to keep the Chinese trade open to everyone on an equal basis
journalism that is based upon sensationalism and crude exaggeration.
An agreement to stop fighting
Country with its own government but under the control of an outside power
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
the use of a country's financial power to extend its international influence.
Hawaiian queen who was forced out of power by a revolution started by Americans
Commodore Mathew Perry
Persuaded Japan to open for trade.
Admiral George Dewey
U.S. naval leader who sank the Spanish fleet stationed in Manila Bay
Secretary of State who was responsible for purchasing Alaska "seward's icebox", "seward's folly"
26th president, conservationism, trust-busting, safe food regulations, "Square Deal," Panama Canal, Great White Fleet, Nobel Peace Prize for negotiation of peace in Russo-Japanese War
William Howard Taft
(1908-1912), was endorsed by Roosevelt because he pledged to carry on progressive program, actively pursued anti-trust law suits
28th president, WWI, Federal Reserve, Internationalist, women's suffrage (reluctantly), Treaty of Versailles, sought 14 points post-war plan, League of Nations
Captain of the U.S. Navy who was for imperialism. He thought that a bigger navy was needed to protect American ships.
bought from Russia, "Seward's icebox", "Seward's folly" full of oil and gold
Ship canal cut across the isthmus of Panama by United States, US caused Panamanian revolution
"Hawaiian revolution" started by American Immigrants with help from the U.S. marines
Acquired during the Spanish American War and almost immediately given its independence
Acquired during the Spanish American War and kept by the United States and eventually given its independence
Acquired during the Spanish American War and is still a US territory
Isthmus of Panama
The US encouraged a "Panamanian revolution" from Columbia with help from the US marine core in order to build the panama canal
A 1900 Uprising in China aimed at ending foreign influence in the country. Put down by foreign armies
In 1898, a conflict between the United States and Spain, in which the U.S. supported the Cubans' fight for independence
ship that blew up mysteriously in the Havana harbor and started the Spanish American war with the help of Yellow Journalism
Battle of San Juan Hill
Spanish-American War. Roosevelt, the Rough Riders and Pershing's Buffalo Soldiers defeated Spanish on Kettle and San Juan Hill.
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