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commonwealth
a territory, state, or nation that rules itself
revolt
fight against the government or people in power
yellow journalism
exciting but untrue stories printed by a newspaper to attract more readers & sell mote papers
descendents
a person that comes from a certain ancestor
debate
discussion where several points of view/opinions are presented
Open Door Policy
the American idea in the early 1900s that all nations should be allowed to use any of China's ports
refuel
to take on a freash supply of fuel
naval
having to do with a navy
rebellion
fight against the government or people in power
Manifest Destiny
the belief that we should control all land from the Atlantic to the Pacific
spheres of influence
an area of a nation controlled by another nation (in China that was controlled by a European nation of Japan)
annexed
to take and add to or attach to something larger
world power
a major country whose actions affect other countries
expansionism
the desire to gain more land & increase the size of your nation
isolationist
a nation that avoids economic or political dealings with oter countries