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1

What is the term for the economic and political domination of a strong nation over a weaker nation?

Imperialism

2

When a country becomes a protectorate of another country, do the nation's local rulers stay in control of their country?

Yes

3

List the three main reasons that the United States decided to become an imperialist power

Economic concerns, applied theory of social Darwinism politically, economically, and militarily, Anglo-Saxonism

4

What were well-known writer John Fiske's ideas known as?

Anglo-Saxonism

5

Name the popular minister who supported the idea of the United States expanding its overseas influence.

Josiah Strong

6

In 1888, Germany tried to take control of what country?

Samoa

7

Name the military officer and author who argued that the United States needs a strong Navy.

Captain Alfred T. Mahan

8

Name two senators who also supported a large and strong navy

Henry Cabot Lodge, Albert J. Beveridge

9

Name the President who tried to force japan to trade with the U.S.

Millard Fillmore

10

name the Commodore who was sent to Japan to negotiate a trade treaty

Matthew C. Perry

11

Name the treaty that opened up Japan to trade with the United States

Treaty of Kanagawa

12

By the 1890's the __________________ began to build their own empire.

Japanese

13

In 1878, the United States negotiated permission to open a base on what island chain?

Samoan Islands/ Hawaii

14

What agricultural crop was so important to Hawaii in the early days of colonization

sugar cane

15

The United States wanted a military base where in Hawaii?

pearl Harbor

16

Name the Queen of Hawaii in 1891.

Queen Liliuokani

17

Did the queen like the influence the American settlers had on Hawaii?

no

18

Did the United States marines support the planters attempt to overthrow the monarchy in Hawaii

Yes

19

Did the President Cleveland support the annexation of Hawaii?

No

20

What message did the United States want to send to the European about Latin America?

The United States was the dominant power in the region.

21

name the secretary of state who tried to expand American influence in Latin America?

James. G. Blaine

22

What was the idea known as that called for the American nations to work together to support peace and increase trade?

Pan-Americanism

23

Did the Latin American countries support Blaine's ideas at the Latin American conference?

No

24

What is the OAS?

Organization of American States

25

wrote a best-selling book that helpedto build public support for a big navy

Alfred T. Mahan

26

the economic and political domination of a strong nation over other weaker nations

Imperialism

27

the idea that Latin America and the United States should work together

Pan-Americanism

28

the idea that English-speaking nations had superior charcter ideas, and systemsof government

Angle-Saxonism

29

took a naval expedition to Japan to negotiate a trade treaty

Matthew C. Perry

30

What was a territory called when an imperial power allowed local rulers to stay in control?

A protectorate

31

A tariff passed in 1890 demonstrated the Hawaiian economy's dependence on

Sugar

32

In the 1880's American opinion began to shift and more people wanted to make the United States

A World Power

33

When Americans began looking overseas for new markets in the 1800s, the naturally tended to look toward

The Pacific

34

The Commercial Bureau of the American Republics was formed in order to promote

cooperation among the nations of the Western Hemisphere