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22 Cards in this Set

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Construction of this ranks as one of the world's greatest engineering feats. Work began in 1904 with the clearing of brsh and draining swamps.
Panama Canal
Reporting that exaggerates the news to lure new readers.
yellow journalism
This general led an expeditionary force of about 15,000 soldiers in pursuit of Villa.
John J. Pershing
Roosevelt played a minor role in the second victory, newspapers declared him the hero of this.
San Juan Hill
The U.S. policy of using the nation's economic power to exert influence over other countries.
dollar diplomacy
A volunteer calvary under the command of Leonard Wood and Theodore Roosevelt.
Rough Riders
A 1900 rebellion in which members of a Chinese secret society sought to free their country from Western influence.
Boxer Rebellion
A Cuban poet and journalist in exile in New York, launched a revolution in 1895. He organized Cuban resistance against Spain using an active guerrilla campaign.
Jose Marti
He led revolts against Carranza; he was an anti-Carranza revolutionary. He threatened reprisals against the United States.
Francisco "Pancho" Villa
Who was King Kalakaus's sister; she proposed a new constitution that would remove property qualifications for voting.
Queen Liliuokalani
This was an extension of the Monroe Doctrine, announced by President Theodore Rossevelt in 1904, under which the United States claimed the right to protect its economic interests by means of military intervention in the affairs of Western Hemisphere nations.
Roosevelt Corollary
A US warship that mysteriously exploded and sank in the harbor of Havana, Cuba, on February 15, 1898.
U.S.S Maine
Spain responded to the Cuban revolt sending this man to Cuba to restore order. He moved the entire rural population of central and western Cuba to concentration camps.
Valeriano Weyler
American Navel comander in the Pacific, steamed into Manila Bay and then destroyed the Spanish fleet nearby.
George Dewey
He was president of a provisional gov't; and he refused to surrender to President Cleveland about the queen being restored to the throne.
Sanford B. Dole
The policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political, or military control over weaker territories.
He was an admiral who was president of the Navel War college in Newport, Rhode Island, and he had become one of the most outspoken advocates of American military expansion.
Alfred T. Mahan
A series of provisions that, in 1901, the United States insisted Cuba add to its new constitution, giving the United States the right to intervene in the country and the right to buy or lease Cuban land for naval and coaling stations.
Platt Amendment
A contry whose affairs are partially controlled by a stronger power.
U.S. Secretary of State; He issued a series of policy statements called the Open Door notes.
John Hay
These statements were sent to officials of Great Britian, Germany, France, Italy, Japan, and Russia. In them the US called for open access to China's coastal ports, the elimination of special privilages for any of the trading nations, and the maintenance of China's independance.
Open Door notes
This rebel leader believed that the United States had promised independence and that it had betrayed the Filipinos after helping them win freedom from Spain.
Emilio Aguinaldo