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US History Chapter 18 terms
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Queen of Hawaii in 1893. Surrendered to the superior force of the United States
The policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political, or military control over weaker territories.
Alfred T. Mahan
Admiral of the US Navy - Urged government officials to build up American naval power in order to compete with other powerful nations.
Secretary of State under presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. Was an early supporter of American expansion
The kingdom's best port in Hawaii
Sanford B. Dole
Headed up the government after overthrowing the Queen of Hawaii.
A Cuban poet and journalist in exile in New York who launched a revolution in 1895.
A sensational style of writing which exaggerates the news to lure and enrage readers
President McKinley ordered this ship to Cuba to bring home American citizens in danger from the fighting and to protect American property.
Gave the command to open fire on the Spanish fleet at Manila, the Philippine capital.
A volunteer cavalry under the command of Leonard Wood and Theodore Roosevelt.
San Juan Hill
Roosevelt and his units were declared the hero of San Juan Hill, even though they only played a minor role
Treaty of Paris (1783)
The treaty that ended the Revolutionary War, confirming the independence of the United States and setting the boundaries of the new nation
Ended military rule and set up a civil government
A series of provisions that, in 1901, the US insisted Cuba add to its new constitution, commanding Cuba to stay out of debt and giving the US the right to intervene in the country and the right to buy or lease Cuba land for naval and fueling stations
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