Chapter 18 US History
Wealthy business leaders forced King ______ to change Hawaii’s constitution to grant voting rights only to wealthy landowners.
U.S military and economic leaders pressure Hawaii to allow the United States to build a naval base at ______.
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.
_______ becomes Hawaii’s queen and proposes a new constitution.
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
______, who favors the annexation of Hawaii, takes over the presidency from Cleveland
_______ proclaims Hawaii an American territory
What were the three main reasons for American imperialism?
Military growth, foreign trade, world prestige
Sensational style of writing that exaggerates
A volunteer calvary that fought in the Battle of San Juan Hill
This Cuban poet and journalist launched a Cuban revolution in 1895
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
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
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
In which nation did the Boxer Rebellion take place?
Which nation was directly affected by the Foraker Act?
For which nation’s independence did Emilio Aguinaldo fight?
Which nation was the focus of John Hay’s Open Door notes?
To which nation did the Platt Amendment make a U.S protectorate?
Which nation attempted to achieve its independence by going to war against the United States?
In which nation did the United States ue the same sort of concentraion camp practices that it had condemned Spain for using in Cuba?
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?
The Panama Canal was built during his presidency
During his presidency, the United States and Mexico came close to war
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
Its consruction ranks as one of the world’s greates engineering feats
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
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