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America Chooses Expansionism Over Isolationism
Terms in this set (11)
Steps Towards Expansionism-
1: The U.S opens trade with Japan and also buys Alaska from Russia
2: the U.S annexed Hawaii
The U.S becomes involved in the affairs of Latin American Nations
Open Door Policy
Policy stating that all nations should have equal access to trade with China.
A group of Chinese nationalists that were angered by foreign involvement in China.
A sensational, exaggerated style of reporting used by some newspapers in the late 1800s.
The Roosevelt Corollary
An expansion of the monroe doctrine.
Claimed the right of the U.S to intervene in Latin America.
The Monroe Doctrine
Policy statement of James Monroe that warned European nations not to interfere in Latin America.
At the end of the Spanish American War, the United States
gave full independence to Cuba.
A major reason the U.S wanted to build the Panama Canal was to
shorten the sea route between the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean
President Roosevelts policies toward Latin America included
intervention when law and order needed to be maintained
The immediate cause of the Spanish-American war was to
destruction of the U.S.S Maine
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