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History Chapter 8 Vocab

Terms

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concession
a grant for a piece of land in exchange for a promise to use the land for a specific purpose
arbitration
settlement of a dispute by a person chosen to listen to both sides and come to a decision
nationalism
devotion to one's nation
compulsory
required
Open Door Policy
American approach to China around 1900, favoring open trade relations between China and other nations
jingoism
a feeling of intense national pride and a desire for an aggressive foreign policy
imperialism
policy by a stronger nation to create an empire by dominating weaker nations economically, politically, culturally, or militarily
dollar diplomacy
President Taft's policy of encouraging American investment abroad
Great White Fleet
a force of US Navy ships that undertook a world cruise in 1907
Banana Republic
term used to describe a Central American nation dominated by US business interests
Roosevelt Corollary
President TR's 1904 extension of the Monroe Doctrine in which he asserted the right of the US 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
annex
join or attach
racism
belief that differences in character or intelligence are due to one's race and that asserts the superiority of one race over another or others

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