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chap 10

Terms

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Great White fleet
a force of united states navy ships that undertook a word cruise in 1907
Concession
A grant for a piece of land in exchange for a promise to use the land for a specific purpose
Dollar diplomacy
president taft's policy of encouraging american investment in foreign economies
Imperialism
policy by a stronger nation to attempt to create an empire by dominating weaker nations economically,politically,culturally or millitary
Arbitration
Settlement of a dispute by a person or panel
Jingoism
A feeling of strong national pride and a desire for an aggressive foreign policy
Banana Republic
Term used to describe a central American nation dominated by United States business interests
Compulsory
Required
Annex
to join or attach,as in the joining of a new territory to an existing country
Open door policy
American approach to China around 1900 favoring open traderelations between china and other nations
Platt Amendment
An addition to the 1900 cuban constitution by the american goverment that gave the United States the right to establish naval bases in Cuba and to intervene in Cuba affairs whenever necessary
Rossevelt 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
Nationalism
Devotion to one's nation
Racism
Belief that differences in character or intelligince are due to one's race; asserting the superiority of one's race over another or othetrs

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