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Visions chapter 19
Visions chapter 19
Visions chapter 19
Visions chapter 19
Visions chapter 19
Visions chapter 19
Visions chapter 19
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Visions chapter 19
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  • 1. IMPERIAL AMERICA THE UNITED STATES IN THE WORLD, 1890–1914 Chapter 19
  • 2. European Imperialism
    • Imperialism - The late nineteenth-century term for colonizing foreign nations and lands, relying primarily on business, political, and military structures rather than settlers to rule colonized peoples and exploit their resources.
  • 3. The Growing Conflict with Spain
    • Reconcentration - Spanish policy that herded Cuban peasants off their farms into heavily fortified cities followed by systematic destruction of the crops that fed the rebel armies.
    • Yellow Press - Tabloid journalists and newspapers that reported sensationalist stories with a strong emotional component.
  • 4. The Decision to Intervene in Cuba
    • Teller Amendment - Congressional promise “to leave the government and control of the [Cuban] Island to its people” at the end of the Spanish-American War.
  • 5. Fighting the War against Spain
    • Rough Riders - A volunteer unit of cowboys, Ivy League athletes, city police officers, and Pawnee scouts led by Theodore Roosevelt that gained fame by charging up the San Juan Heights during the Spanish-American War.
  • 6. 24 th ; 25 th Infantry and the 9 th ; 10 th Calvary
    • The Buffalo Soldiers helped to make a difference in the Spanish American War.
  • 7. Fighting the War against Spain
    • Treaty of Paris - Agreement that ended the Spanish-American War with Spain relinquishing its claim to Cuba and the United States receiving Puerto Rico, some smaller Caribbean islands, and the Pacific island group of Guam. In return for $20 million, Spain turned the Philippines over to the United States.
  • 8. Fighting the War against Spain
    • Platt Amendment - Law linking U.S. withdrawal from Cuba to Cuban government granting the United States the right to maintain a naval base at Guantánamo Bay, to intervene militarily in Cuban domestic affairs, and to establish a privileged trading relationship with Cuba. The Cuban government also needed permission from the United States before entering into treaties with other nations.
  • 9. The Open Door in China
    • Sphere of Influence - The term used to describe the exclusive political and trading rights that a foreign nation enjoyed within another nation’s territory.
    • Open Door policy - A U.S.-sponsored nonbinding international agreement that kept the Chinese market open to all foreign nations.
  • 10. The Roosevelt Corollary
    • Roosevelt Corollary - Corollary to the 1823 Monroe Doctrine that announced the U.S. intention to act as an “international police power” in Latin America.

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