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APUSH Chapter 27
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Alfred Thayer Mahan
United States naval officer and historian. (1840-1914)
General sent by Spain to stop Cuban revolt, referred to as the "Butcher" because of harsh tactics "concentration camps, shooting civilian, etc."
Dupuy de Lome
A Spanish ambassador to the United States. Through the so-called De Lôme Letter, he defamed U.S. President William McKinley, an act which eventually contributed to the Spanish-American War.
26th President of the United States. 1901-1909 Republican, crushed trust, square deal, patriotism, felt for the people.
A United States naval officer remembered for his victory at Manila Bay in the Spanish-American War; U.S. naval commander who led the American attack on the Philippines.
Filipino who was lead both the Phillipine revolution against Spain and then the United States.
Secretary of State under McKinley and Roosevelt who pioneered the open-door policy and Panama canal.
French engineer who advocated an American canal through Panama and helped instigate a Panamanian rebellion against Colombia.
George Washington Goethals
United States army officer and engineer who supervised the construction of the Panama Canal (1858-1928)
Extreme patriotism; favoring an aggressive, warlike foreign policy.
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries politically, socially, and economically.
Conference called by James Blaine that created an organization of cooperation between the US and Latin American countries.
The sinking of this U.S. battleship in Havanna, Cuba which the U.S. blamed on Spain was the main cause of the Spanish-American War.
Legislation that promised the US would not annex Cuba after winning the Spanish-American war.
Volunteer soldiers led by Theodore Roosevelt during the Spanish American War.
Treaty of Paris
treaty that ended Spanish-American War. Spain gave over Cuba, Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Guam
Group that argued against American imperialism in the late 1890s. It's members included Andrew Carnegie and Mark Twain.
Gave the US direct control over and power to set up a government in Puerto Rico.
Determined that inhabitants of U.S. territories had some, but not all, of the rights of U.S. citizens.
Specified when the US could intervene in Cuban affairs.
A rebellion before the Spanish American War when there were tensions between the Filippinos and the US.
Open Door Policy
Secretary John Hay, for free trade (especially in China).Prevent other countries from carving out China for their own, US wanted to protect their trade opportunities (besides the moral issue behind it)
A 1900 Uprising in China aimed at ending foreign influence in the country.
Theodore Roosevelt's policy of negotiating peacefully while carrying a big stick (or the use of military.)
U.S. and Great Britain agreed that neither country would try to obtain exclusive rights to canal across Isthmus of Panama.
(TR) , negotiations with Colombia, six mile strip of land in Panama, $10 million, US could dig canal without British involvement.
1903 - U.S. guaranteed the independence of the newly-created Republic of Panama.
Connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean, built from 1904 - 1914.
Addition to the Monroe Doctrine asserting America's right to intervene in Latin American affairs
A 1904-1905 conflict between Russia and Japan, sparked by the two countries' efforts to dominate Manchuria and Korea
Settled the Russo-Japanese war over Manchuria, and was set up by Teddy Roosevelt.
1907 agreement between the United States and Japan that restricted Japanese immigration.
Great White Fleet
16 American battleships, painted white, sent around the world to display American naval power.
The US and Japan pledged themselves to respect each other's territorial possessions and to respect China's territory
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