Ch 23 Imperialism
Secretary of State who was responsible for purchasing Alaskan Territory from Russia. By purchasing Alaska, he expanded the territory of the country at a reasonable price.
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries poitically, socially, and economically.
Spanish American War
war in 1898 that began when US demanded Cub's
Anti Imperialist League
A movement opposed to any form of colonialism or imperialism. It is also against wars of conquest and expansion of countries. Carnegie and Mark Twain were part of this group.
an American foreign policy opposing interference in the Western hemisphere from outside powers
Open Door Policy
A policy proposed by the US in 1899, under which ALL nations would have equal opportunities to trade in China.
shortcut that would connect the Atlantic and Pacific
gave the US the right to intervene in Cuban affairs
Addition to the Monroe Doctrine asserting America's right to intervene in Latin American affairs
1st US Volutantary Cavalry organized by Theodore
Sphere of influence
areas where foreign nations claimed special rights and
an US warship that mysteriously exploded and sank in the
harbor of Havana,Cuba in 1898
a style of journalism that exaggerates and sensationalizes