Chapter 22 US History

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Chapter 22 US History


 
  
Created Apr 1, 2009
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Imperialism
 
the policy of establishing colonies and building empires
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Isolationism 
 
separation from the political affairs of other countries
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Reciprocity   
 
the mutual lowering of tariff barriers
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Arbitration
 
the settlement of a dispute by an impartial group
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Maximilian 
 
Austrian Prince installed by Napoleon as Mexico's Emperor
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Charles Sumner
 
claimed that Britain owed America $2 billion dollars 
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William Seward
 
Secretary of State that helped acquire Alaska
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3. Show how the French challenged the Monroe Doctrine in 1861. 
 
•   After Mexican debts were paid, all countries left but French remained
•  ...
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4. Describe two instances of confrontation with Great Britain that were settled by arbitration. 
 
1st:  
•    Charles Sumner claimed that GB owed US $2 billion in damages...
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5. Understanding Cause and Effect How did the writings of Captain Alfred T. Mahan lead to expanding...
 
•    Mahan’s writings expressed that a modern nation needed sea power in...
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neutrality
 
the refusal to take sides
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Enrique Dupuy De Lome:
 
Spanish ambassador who called McKinley “weak and a bidder for the admiration for the crowd”
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Yellow Journalism:
 
•    Fanned public anger and exaggerated and fabricated stories
•  ...
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3. List the key events leading to war with Spain over Cuba. 
 
•    Cuban people were placed in “reconcentration camps” where many died
•  ...
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5. How did the United States justify going to war with Spain given a previous policy of noninvolvement? 
 
•    Cleveland warned that if “the useless sacrifice of human life” went...
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Platt Amendment: 
 
•    Cuba should allow the United States the right to buy or lease naval stations
•  ...
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3. Explain ways in which the President and Congress resolved the annexation difficulties in...
 
•    US offered Spain $20 million for the Philippine Islands.
•  ...
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4. Describe how problems with Cuba and Puerto Rico were resolved.
 
 
Cuba:
•    Platt Ammendment was created
1.    Cuba should...
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Sphere of Influence
 
area where a European nation controlled economic development
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Boxer Rebellion
 
group intended to wipe out “foreign devils” and their Christian converts
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Drago Doctrine
 
to forcibly collect debts from bankrupt countries
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Roosevelt Corollar
 
addition to the Monroe Doctrine, whenever an American republic was guilty of “chronic wrongdoing”...
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5.    Explain how Roosevelt’s Big Stick diplomacy led to ill feeling against...
 
•    Attempted to advance “the needs of collective civilization” by speeding...
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1.    State three reasons why the United States abandoned isolationist policies...
 
•    US became involved in stopping the ignoring of the Monroe Doctrine when...
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2.    Explain how confrontation with Great Britain in 1895-1896 led to strengthening...
 
•    Mahan’s writings expressed that a modern nation needed sea power in...
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3.    Describe the position of the President and press regarding war with Spain...
 
•    The press with Yellow Journalism attempted to encourage war among the...
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4.    List three reasons America went to war over Cuba. Which was most important?
 
•    Cuban people were placed in “reconcentration camps” where many died
•  ...
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5.    Discuss why Hawaii had fewer difficulties accepting its position as a...
 
•    Hawaii was closely connected to the US through commerce and the many...
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6.    Show why Americans favored an Open Door policy in China. 
 
•    In order to preserve equal trading opportunities in China for all foreign...
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7.    Indicate why the United States needed to build the Panama Canal. 
 
•    Save time for commercial shipping
•    Answer the...
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1.    How did the use of the Big Stick in Latin America increase American wealth...
 
•    The use of the Big Stick sped up the building of the Panama Canal thus...
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2.    How did a show of force with Great Britain and Germany enhance the American...
 
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