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Chapter 5 Section 4 The United States and Latin America
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established civil government in Puerto Rico with an appointed governor
addendum to Cuba's constitution restricting Cuba's independence from the United States
"big stick" diplomacy
Theodore Roosevelt's approach to international relations that depended on a strong military to achieve its aims
waterway dug across Panama to shorten the trip between the Atlantic and the Pacific
Roosevelt's addition to the Monroe Doctrine, which started that the US would intervene in Latin America in order to prevent European intervention
President Taft's policy to encourage investment rather than use force in Latin America
President Wilson's policy to encourage human rights and opportunity rather than act in our own self-interest in Latin America
Francisco "Pancho" Villa
Mexican guerrilla and outlaw who eluded capture by General Pershing for 11 months in 1916-1917
After the Spanish-American War, Cubans and Puerto Ricans
Had their rights restricted
How did the United States get access to the Canal Zone in Panama?
Backed Panama rebels
Favoring honorable diplomacy but still resorting to military intervention upon occasion would be an example of
Who ran Mexico for decades as a dictator?
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