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Policy by which stronger nations extend their
economic, political or military control over
weaker nations
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Secretary of State who purchased Alaska from
Russia
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Person sent to another country by a church to
spread its faith
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It was an important refueling point/port for
ships headed to Asia
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Bought from Russia for $7.2 million
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First and only Hawaiian queen
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A Cuban rebel who fought against the
Spaniards
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Style of journalism that exaggerates stories to
get people interested and entices them to
purchase the material (newspaper, magazine,
etc.)
Hearst and Pulitzer
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Ship sunk “supposedly” by Spain.
Pushed the US to go to war against Spain
without any true evidence
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“Remember the Maine”
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US Naval officer who defeated the Spanish
fleet during the Spanish American War in the
Philippines
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US President
Organized the Rough Riders
Responsible for the push to build the Panama
Canal
“Speak softly and carry a big stick” – meaning
the US would use military force if its interests
were threatened
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Volunteer cavalry group lead by Teddy
Roosevelt
Fought in the Spanish American War
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An agreement by Cuba which gave the US the
right to intervene in their affairs
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Ended the Spanish American War
Gave the US the right to govern the
Philippines, Cuba, Guam and Puerto Rico
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Group of Americans who were against
imperialism
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Areas where foreign nations claimed special
rights and economic privileges
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Promoted the Open Door Policy
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No single country shall have full control of
materials and trade in China
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Chinese who were not pleased by the
presence of foreigners taking their raw
materials
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1900 rebellion by the Boxers who fought
along the Empress of China to get rid of
foreign influence.
The Boxers lost
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Canal through the Isthmus of Panama that
connects the Pacific and Atlantic
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Infectious disease spread by mosquitoes
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Medicine given to those infected by malaria
and yellow fever
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Atlantic and Pacific
It cut travel time in half and prevented ships
from going around the Southern tip of South
America
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US policy that didn’t allow European nations
to interfere with South America
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Allowed the US to interfere in South/Latin
America
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A small strip of land connect two larger
bodies of land