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Imperialism Vocabulary
Banana Republic
Term used to describe a Central American nation
dominated by United States business interests.
Great White Fleet
U.S.A.
U.S. Navy
U.S.A.
1907
A force of United States Navy ships that
undertook a world cruise in 1907.
Imperialism
Policy by a stronger nation to attempt to create an
empire by dominating weaker nations economically,
politically, culturally, or militarily.
Jingoism
A feeling of strong national pride
and a desire for an aggressive
foreign policy.
Dollar Diplomacy
Puerto Rico
China
President Taft’s policy of encouraging American
investment in foreign policy.
Nationalism
Devotion to one’s nation.
Open Door
Policy
China
American approach to China
around 1900, favoring open trade
relations between China and other
nations.
Cuba 1900 Constitution
Platt Amendment
Cuba
~ United States
An addition to the 1900 Cuban constitution by the
American government that gave the United States the right
to establish naval bases in Cuba and to intervene in Cuban
affairs whenever necessary.
Monroe Doctrine:
Roosevelt Corollary
Roosevelt Corollary
President Theodore Roosevelt’s 1904 extension of the
Monroe Doctrine in which he asserted the right of the United
States to intervene in Latin American nations.
Sphere of Influence
Area of economic and political control exerted by
one nation over another nation or other nations.