Chapter 18 US History

Chapter 18 US History

Wealthy business leaders forced King ______ to change Hawaii’s constitution to grant voting rights only to wealthy landowners.
Kalakaua
U.S military and economic leaders pressure Hawaii to allow the United States to build a naval base at ______.
Pearl Harbor
Urged by such leaders as U.S Navy Admiral ________, the United States constructs many new battleships, transforming the nation into the world’s third larges naval power.
Alfred T. Mahan
______ causes a crisis by threatening Hawaiian sugar growers with economic disaster.
McKinley Tariff
_______ becomes Hawaii’s queen and proposes a new constitution.
Liliuokalani
With the aid of the U.S ambassador, white business groups overthrow the Hawaiian government and establish a provisional government with ______
Sanford B. Dole
President ______ formally recognizes the Republic of Hawaii
Grover Cleveland
______, who favors the annexation of Hawaii, takes over the presidency from Cleveland
William McKinley
_______ proclaims Hawaii an American territory
Congress
What were the three main reasons for American imperialism?
Military growth, foreign trade, world prestige
Sensational style of writing that exaggerates
Yellow journalism
A volunteer calvary that fought in the Battle of San Juan Hill
Rough Riders
This Cuban poet and journalist launched a Cuban revolution in 1895
Jose Marti
Soon after this was destroyed, the United States declared war on Spain
The U.S.S. Maine
This nation gained its independence in the Spanish-American War
Cuba
Its criticism of the American president caused American resentment toward Spain to turn to outrage
de Lome letter
This general forced Cubans to relocate to concentration camps, where thousand of them died
General Valeriano Weyler
After the war, the United States paid 20 million dollars to Spain for the annexation of the land
Philippine Islands
Theodore Roosevelt was declard the hero of this, even though he and his unites played only a minor role in it capture
San Juan Hill
He was the naval commander who led the American forces that steamed into Manila bay and destroyed the Spanish fleet
George Dewey
In which nation did the Boxer Rebellion take place?
China
Which nation was directly affected by the Foraker Act?
Puerto Rico
For which nation’s independence did Emilio Aguinaldo fight?
Philippines
Which nation was the focus of John Hay’s Open Door notes?
China
To which nation did the Platt Amendment make a U.S protectorate?
Cuba
Which nation attempted to achieve its independence by going to war against the United States?
Philippines
In which nation did the United States ue the same sort of concentraion camp practices that it had condemned Spain for using in Cuba?
Philippines
At the turn of the century, which of these nations could be best described as an independent, though bullied, trading partner of the United States?
China
The Panama Canal was built during his presidency
Theodore Roosevelt
During his presidency, the United States and Mexico came close to war
Woodrow Wilson
He led American forces into Mexico in pursuit of a mexican revolutionary leader
John J. Pershing
American troops were sent into Mexico to try to capture this Mexican revolutionary leader
Francisco “Pancho” Villa
This tern refers to the policy of using the U.S. government to guarantee loans made to foeign countries by American business-people
dollar diplomacy
Its consruction ranks as one of the world’s greates engineering feats
Panama Canal
This term refers to the policy of denying recognition of Latin American governments that the Unites States viewed as oppressive, undemocratic, or hostile to U.S interests
missionary diplomacy
Also known as “big stick” diplomacy, this official American policy stated that disorder in Latin American could force the United States to seen its military into Latin American nations to protect American economic interests
Roosevelt Corollary