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Imperialism
strong nations trying to create empires by dominating weaker nations
Russia
Greatest Imperialists, England, France,
Central America
became known as the "Banana republic"
Alfred Mahani
wrote the book "The Influence of Sea Powers upon History"
Social Darwinism
belief in Imperialism b/c they believed it was destiny ans a noble pursuit.
Olney
??????? used the Monrow Doctrine to tell England to stay out of Venezuelan affairs
Arbitration
settlement of disputes by a person or panel chosen to listen to both sides and decide
Weyler
put down the rebellion in Cuba.
Jingoism
Intense burst of national pride and desire for an aggressive foreign policy
USS Maine
exploded in a harbor in China
Dupuy de Lome
Spanish ambassador said that Pres. McKinley was a weak leader
Dewey
Philipines attacked first and ?????? destroyed the whole Spanish Naval fleet
Pulitzer
New York World paper
Hearst
New York Morning Journal
Roosevelt
led his cavalry
Rough Riders
Roosevelt's cavalry
San Juan Hill
captured by Roosevelt in Cuba
John Hay
"A Splendid Little War"
Varilla
Hay-Bunau-????? Treaty
10 Mill
U.S signed treaty and got 10 mile tract to build the Panama canal for ????
25 mill
U.S. eventually paid ???? more
Roosevelt corollary
"An International Police Power"
the Russo
Roosevelt gets Noble Peace Prize for making countries enter a peace agreement.
Will Taft
"Dollar Diplomacy"
Diaz
U.S. had good relations with ????? but he was forced to resign
Huerta
became Pres. after Diaz
Carranza
became leader and was overthrown by a revolutionary named "Poncho Villa"
Villa
Raided Americans in America
Wilson
sent in Gen. John "Black Jack" Pershing
John Pershing
sent in to capture villa
Racism
when another race considers themselves superior
Robert Baden-Powell
set up the Boy Scouts
Juliette Low
Founded the Girl Scouts
Speak softly and carry a big stick
Roosevelt's slogan
Open Door Policy
U.S policy where we asked European powers to allow = access to the Chinese consumer
Spears of Influence
areas of economic and political control
Leonard Woods
U.S. leader in Cuba after the war
Boxers
secret Chinese Org. that led a rebellion against foreigners in China
Pago Pago
the major harbor that caved under U.S. control
Dole
a pineapple planter that removed the Queen
Liliuokalai
Queen removed from power by Dole
Reed
discovered the cure for Yellow Fever
Emilio Aguinaldo
a rebel that lead the Philipine troops against the U.S.