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7:1
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Age of “New Imperialism”
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Europe exerts influence over other nations
(especially Africa and Asia)
Imperialism: political and economic dominance of
a strong country over a weaker country
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Protectorate
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Local leaders keep control
Protected from rebellions and invasions by an
imperial power
Anglo-Saxonism
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John Fiske
English-speaking nations had superior character,
ideas, and systems of government
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U.S. Builds a Strong Navy
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Needed to acquire bases overseas
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Keep foreign markets open
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Admiral Alfred T. Mahan
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“The Influence of Sea Power Upon History”
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Mathew C. Perry
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Naval commander
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Took four warships to Japan
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Treaty of Kanagawa
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Japanese ports open to the U.S.
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Peace treaty between the two countries
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U.S. Takes Hawaii
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Sugar planters wanted to become part of the U.S.
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Overthrow Queen Liliuokalani
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President Cleveland did not support imperialism
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Hawaii becomes a state after Cleveland left office
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Pan-Americanism
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The idea the U.S. And Latin America should work
together