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Open Door
John Hays clever diplomatic afforts to preserve Chinese territorial integrity and maintain American access to China
Boxer Rebellion
Antiforeign Chinses revolt of 1900 that brought military intervention by Western troops, including Americans
Big Stick
proverbial symbol of Roosevelts belief that presidents should engage in diplomacy but also maintain a strony military readiness to back up their policy
Hay-Pauncefote Treaty
diplomatic agreement of 1901 that permitted the United States to build and fortify a Central American canal alone, without British involvement
Colombia
Nation whose senate in 1902 refused to ratify a treaty permitting the United States to build a canal across its territory
Hay-Bunau-Varilla
agreement between the US and the revolutionary government of Panama granting America the right to build a canal
Roosevelt Corolary
questionable extension of the Monroe Doctrine that declared an American right to intervene in Latin American nations under certain circumstances
Russo-Japanese
war concluded by Roosevelt-mediated treaty that earned TR the Nobel Peace Prize but caused much ill will toard America frm the two signatories
"Genetlemens Agreement"
diplomatic understanding of 1907-1908 that allowed Japanese American children to attend California schools in exchange for Japans curtailment of further Japanese emigration to the United States
Great White Fleet
large US naval force sent on a peaceful but highly visible voyage to japan and elsewhere in 1907
Emilio Aguinaldo
Filipino leader of a guerilla war against American rule from 1899 to 1901
John Hay
American secretary of state who ateempted to preserve Chinese independence and protect American interests in China
William Jennings Bryan
candidate who waged an unseccuessful presidential campaign on the issue of American imperialism in the Philippines
Theodore Roosevelt
diplomat, moralizer, wielder of the big stick, "a combination of St Paul and St Vitus"
Philippe Bunau-Varilla
scheming French engineer who helped stage a revolution in Panama and then became the new country's "instant" foreign minister
Thomas Platt
politician who successfully schemed to get TR out of New york and off to Washington
George Washington Goethals
American engineer who arganized the building of the Panama Canal
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
site of Roosevelt-sponsored negotiations that eneded the Russo-Japanese War
San Francisco, California
place where a local school boards attempt to segregate Japanese chldren created an international incident
Algeciras, SPain
site of a Roosevelt mediated internatinal conference on Morocco
the Filipino rebellion against the US
led to a costly dirty war the shocked and dismayed Americans
the threat of European parition of China
led to John Hays energetic and clever Open Door diplomacy
the Boxer Rebellion
brought a foreign expedition into China and forced China to pay an indemnity to the US
Boss Platt's desire to get Roosevelt out of New York
sent TR to the vice presidency and from there to the White House
the Colombian Senates refusal to raitfy a canal treaty
resulted in a pro American and procanal revolution that declared an independent Panama
the "Roosevelt corollary" to the Monroa Doctrine and US intervention in Cuba and the Dominican Republic
created strong anti American feeling in latin America
the Russo Japanese War
sent waves of new Japanese immigrants into California
West Coast fear of the "yellow peril" of Japanese immigration
prompted the San Francisco school segregation crisis of 1906
Roosevelts intervention in the San Francisco School Broad Crisis
convinced the San Francisco School Board to allow Japanese children into the city's schools
the Great White Fleets visit to Japan
paved the way for the Root-Takahira agreement between the US and Japan