Chapter 21 APUSH

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Chapter 21 APUSH
2013-02-11 22:55:30
AP US History

An Emerging World Power 1877-1914
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  1. the Hawaiian queen who was forced out of power by a revolution started by American business interests
    Queen Liliuokalani
  2. officer in the u.s. navy, taught at the naval warcollege
    Alfred T. Mahan
  3. American historian who said that humanity would continue to progress as long as there was new land to move into. The frontier provided a place for homeless and solved social problems.
    Frederick Jackson Turner
  4. 25th president responsible for Spanish-American War, Philippine-American War, and the Annexation of Hawaii, imperialism. Is assassinated by an anarchist
    William McKinley
  5. United States newspaper publisher whose introduction of large headlines and sensational reporting changed American journalism (1863-1951)
    William Randolph Hearst
  6. Ship that explodes off the coast of Cuba in Havana harbor and helps contribute to the start of the Spanish-American War
    USS Maine
  7. Diplomatic policy developed by T.R where the "big stick" symbolizes his power and readiness to use military force if necessary. It is a way of intimidating countries without actually harming them and was the basis of U.S. imperialistic foreign policy
    "big stick" diplomacy
  8. a ship canal 40 miles long across the Isthmus of Panama built by the United States (1904-1914)
    Panama Canal
  9. Legislation that severely restricted Cuba's sovereignty and gave the US the right to intervene if Cuba got into trouble
    Platt Amendment
  10. - Latin American countries need to stabilize policies and finances
    - if they continued to be bad, US would have to intervene
    - US is the superior and civilized nation
    - Monroe --> tells Europe to stay out of US stuff
    Roosevelt Corollary (to the Monroe Doctrine)
  11. Agreement when Japan agreed to curb the number of workers coming to the US and in exchange Roosevelt agreed to allow the wives of the Japenese men already living in the US to join them
    "Gentlemen's Agreement"
  12. Term used to describe the efforts of the US to further its foreign policy through use of economic power by gaurenteeing loans to foreign countries
    dollar diplomacy
  13. led the American Expeditionary Force; urged that the AEF operate as an independent fighting force, under American command; was made General of the Armies of the United States, which is the highest rank given to an officer
    General John J. Pershing
  14. An alliance between Great Britain, France and Russia in the years before WWI.
    Triple Entente