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President Roosevelt's 1904 extension of the Monroe Doctrine; asserted the right of the US to intervene in the affairs of Latin American nations
Open Door Policy
American approach to China around 1900, favoring open trade relations between China and other nations.
French gets rights to build Canal (cut shipping time in half); T. Roosevelt becomes president; Congress offers to buy rights from France for $40 mil; US backed Panamanian Rebellion begins; US gets land for 10 mil; construction begins and opens in 1914.
Former President; adds to Monroe Doctrine; supporter of big stick diplomacy; starts progressive party (BULL MOOSE)
settlement of a dispute by a person or panel chosen to listen to both sides and come to a decision.
Allowed the United States to intervene in Cuba and gave the United States control of the naval base at Guantanamo Bay.
not one single movement but many people working to improve society; 4 categories: social, moral, economic, and political.
firm that buys stocks and bonds of smaller companies; TR's Northern Securities -- 42 anti-trust actions
Theodore R's plan for greater federal regulation of business and workplaces, income and inheritance taxes, electoral reforms.
Bull Moose Party
Progressive Party; TR; tariff reductions, women suffrage, more regulation of business; supported by many women.
Federal Reserve System
Nation's central banking system; 1913; divided country into 12 districts, central banks for each region
Non-violent refusal to obey a law in an effort to change that law.; during war- couldn't criticize government or go against the war and its motives.
stronger nations attempt to create an empire by dominating weaker nations; grows from economic, nationalistic, military, and humanitarian factors. (France and Britain already ahead of game)
when countries such as great powers act in their own national interest; devotion to one's nation.
Secret letter from Germany to Mexico; mediate relations with Japan and to help them win back old territories from US
How does racism relate to imperialism and anti-imperialism?
Leaders drew on the idea of social Darwinism and the fact that there race was superior to justify new territories.
ex: Native Americans
How did progressivism affect the role of the federal gov't?
Government was expected to :
be accountable for the people
control power of wealthy
expand to help people
be more efficient/ less corrupt
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