A nation's plan for its relations with other countries
A nation's plan for its internal affairs
An official agreement between two independent countries
Sphere of Influence
The external areas where a country is able to dominate or control
one-half of the earth's sphere
the half of the earth's sphere that includes North and South America
The half of the earth's sphere that includes East Asia
The one-half of the earth's sphere that is SOUTH of the equator
The one-half of the earth's sphere that is NORTH of the equator
When one country extends its control over other countries' economy or territory
The announcement by US President James Monroe that Europe is no longer allowed to make colonies in the Western Hemisphere
a narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
intense atmosphere of competition between two opponents
destiny or inevitable ending of events
US idea that all countries should be allowed to trade in China and not just colonizers
Secretary of State
US cabinet officer who advises the president in foreign policy
The "Black Ships"
Japanese name for the dark iron ships of the US fleet that arrived in the 1850s
Great White Fleet
Term for the US Navy in the 1890s because of their paint job
Chinese patriots who opposed foreign interference and colonization
US unit of cavalry in the Spanish-American War
Printing sensational but dubious stories to gain readers for a publication
extreme patriotism usually to support a war
love and loyalty to one's own country
common term for the Yellow Fever disease
an added change to a document
President Roosevelt's claim that the USA could intervene anywhere in Latin America
The area south of the USA where countries derive their languages from Spanish, French, or Portuguese
term that means a strong reaction, such as a military response
To expand US influence in Latin America by investing money and buying property
The largest type of warship, known for its massive cannons
to give over ownership or control of something, often land
to officially claim new territory and add it to your country
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