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Unit Test History ELFERS
Terms in this set (10)
immediate, first-hand accounts of a topic, from people who had a direct connection with it.
specific data from a single source
results and observations in their original context
works that analyze, assess or interpret an historical event, era, or phenomenon, generally utilizing primary sources
typically offer a review or critique
overview of multiple primary sources
information about topics or background (less detailed)
the period when America sought to control the political and economic fortunes of weaker nations
- goal was to expand the size of their nation
- extend their control toward the Pacific Ocean
Ideas of American Imperialism
1. Global Competition (establishing colonies)
2. Desire for Military Strength (building up their military)
3. Thirst for New Markets (advances in technology)
4. Belief in Cultural Superiority (spreading American culture)
the development of industries in a country or region on a wide scale.
How are Imperialism and Industrialization tied
If you imperialize you can use the other countries resources, access new products, new countries.
WWI years fought
American Foreign Policy
the programs and policies that determine America's relations with other nations and foreign entities. Includes: diplomacy, military and security policy, such as trade policy and international energy policy.
-a countries relationship with other countries
-set rules of how countries treat other countries
What determines U.S. Foreign Policy?
- National Interest (what does the U.S. need)
- Democratic Ideals (political stance we agree/disagree with)
- Defense Department (are these countries a threat)
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