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28 Cards in this Set

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settlement of a dispute by a person chosen to listen to both sides
policy under which stronger nations attempt to create empires by dominating weaker nations
to join a new territory to an existing country
An aggressive feeling of pride.
areas of economic and political control
Sphere of influence
policy giving the United States equal access to trading rights in China
Open Door
country where affairs are partially controlled by a stronger nation
policy that established the United States as “an international police power”
Roosevelt Corollary
This was a major economic argument for expansion
The United States needed new markets for its goods
This event led to the Spanish-American War
Cubans rebelled against Spanish rule and America wanted to help
Why was the Open Door Policy important to the United States?
It gave the United States access to millions of consumers in China
Why did many of Roosevelt’s opponents disapprove of his actions in Panama?
They opposed Roosevelt’s involvement in the Panamanian revolt.
What was the central message of the Roosevelt Corollary?
The United States would use force to prevent intervention in the affairs of neighboring countries by Imperialist powers.
What connection was made between imperialism and the American frontier?
Imperialism would offer Americans a new frontier to discover.
Alfred T. Mahan argued that to protect its trade, the United States must build up its
President Theodore Roosevelt is often remembered for
expanding presidential power.
To support their view, anti-imperialists argued that
imperialism rejected the American ideal of “liberty for all.”
The United States acquired control of the Canal Zone by
organizing a revolt in Panama
European and American imperialism grew partly as a result of
the need for foreign markets to sell products.
Under imperialism, the stronger nation attempts to
dominate a weaker country.
sell its products to a weaker country.
create an empire.
all of the above.
The banana republics of Central America were
controlled by American business interests.
American business leaders favored expansion in order to
solve the economic problem of overproduction in American Factories
Americans sided with the Cuban rebels against Spain as a result of
yellow journalism making Americans mad.
The United States wanted to build a canal across Panama to
cut travel time between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
Roosevelt feared that the war between Japan and Russia would
close the door to U.S. trade with China.
President Taft was known for a foreign policy based on
economic investment (Dollar Diplomacy).
Anti-imperialists also objected to the
costs of expansion for the U.S.
People in foreign lands turned against the United States when it
supported unpopular governments and intervened in business affairs