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MEAD UNIT 5

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RESOURCE
material used in the production process, such as money, people, land, wood, or steel.
ALFRED T. MAHAN
an offiver in the U.S. Navy who taught at the Naval War College.
JINGOISM
an attitude of aggressive nationalism.
TENSION
unrest or strife over a situation.
JOSEPH PULITZER
United States newspaper publisher who used large exaggerated headlines and sensationsal reporting (aka: yellow journalism) to help increase the circulation of his newspaper The New York World
TECHNOLOGY
the resuly of an improvement on al old or existing idea.
PLATT AMENDMENT
This amendment to the new Cuban constitution authorized U.S. intervention in Cuba to protect its interests. Cuba pledged not to make treates with other countries that might compromise its independence, and it granted naval bases to the United States, most notable being Guantanamo Bay.
DOLLAR DIPLOMACY
a policy of joining the buisness interests of a country with its diplomatic interests abroad.
BOXER REBELLION
A 1900 Uprising in China aimed at ending foreign influence in the country.
INTERVENE
to get involved in the affairs of another.
SPHERE OF INFLUENCE
an area where foreign nation controlled economic development such as railroad construction, mining, and other key industries.
PUBLISH
to make a document available to the general public.
ROOSEVELT COROLLARY
Theodore Roosevelt's "Big Stick Policy" declared that the U.S. had a right to intervene militarily in the Caribbean and Central America when necessary to maintain stability in the Western Hemisphere.
OPEN DOOR POLICY
a policy in which all countries should be allowed to trade with China.
WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST
United States newspaper publisher who used large exaggerated headlines and sensational reporting (aka: yellow journalism) to help increase the circulation of his newspaper The New York Journal.
JOSE MARTI
led the fight for Cuba's independence from Spain from 1895 through the Spanish-American War
VIOLATE
to go against a previously set standard.
HAY-PAUNCEFOTE TREATY
gave the United States the exclusive right to build and control any proposed canal through Central America.
PROTECTORATE
the imperial power allowed the local rulers to stay in control and protected them against rebellions and invasion.
QUEEN LILIUOKALANI
the Hawaiian queen who was forced out of power by a revolution started by American business interests
IMPERIALISM
is the economic and political domination of a strong nation over other weaker nations.
MATTEW C. PERRY
Commodore ordered by President Millard Fillmore to take a naval expedition to Japan to negotiate a trade treaty.
ANGLO-SAXONISM
the belief that English-speaking nations had superior character, ideas, and systems of government, and were destined to dominate the planet.
YELLOW JOURNALISM
type of sensational, biased, and often false reporting for the sake of attracting readers and was used by two competing publishers, William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer, to help attract readers and increase circulation of their newspapers.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
asistant secretary of the navy during the Spanish American War and was in favor for war with Spain
VIRTUAL
nearly or almost against.
HENRY CABOT LODGE
Massachusetts who pushed for the constuction of a new navy.
"GREAT WHITE FLEET"
16 battleships of the new U.S. navy sent out in 1907 by President Roosevlet on a voyage around the world to showcase the nation's military might.
EXPLOIT
a heroic act.
PAN-AMERICANISM
the idea that the United States and Latin America should work together.

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