Flashcards in Chapter 14 Section 1 Deck (34):
What is the term for the economic and political domination of a strong nation over a weaker nation?
When a country becomes a protectorate of another country, do the nation's local rulers stay in control of their country?
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
What were well-known writer John Fiske's ideas known as?
Name the popular minister who supported the idea of the United States expanding its overseas influence.
In 1888, Germany tried to take control of what country?
Name the military officer and author who argued that the United States needs a strong Navy.
Captain Alfred T. Mahan
Name two senators who also supported a large and strong navy
Henry Cabot Lodge, Albert J. Beveridge
Name the President who tried to force japan to trade with the U.S.
name the Commodore who was sent to Japan to negotiate a trade treaty
Matthew C. Perry
Name the treaty that opened up Japan to trade with the United States
Treaty of Kanagawa
By the 1890's the __________________ began to build their own empire.
In 1878, the United States negotiated permission to open a base on what island chain?
Samoan Islands/ Hawaii
What agricultural crop was so important to Hawaii in the early days of colonization
The United States wanted a military base where in Hawaii?
Name the Queen of Hawaii in 1891.
Did the queen like the influence the American settlers had on Hawaii?
Did the United States marines support the planters attempt to overthrow the monarchy in Hawaii
Did the President Cleveland support the annexation of Hawaii?
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.
name the secretary of state who tried to expand American influence in Latin America?
James. G. Blaine
What was the idea known as that called for the American nations to work together to support peace and increase trade?
Did the Latin American countries support Blaine's ideas at the Latin American conference?
What is the OAS?
Organization of American States
wrote a best-selling book that helpedto build public support for a big navy
Alfred T. Mahan
the economic and political domination of a strong nation over other weaker nations
the idea that Latin America and the United States should work together
the idea that English-speaking nations had superior charcter ideas, and systemsof government
took a naval expedition to Japan to negotiate a trade treaty
Matthew C. Perry
What was a territory called when an imperial power allowed local rulers to stay in control?
A tariff passed in 1890 demonstrated the Hawaiian economy's dependence on
In the 1880's American opinion began to shift and more people wanted to make the United States
A World Power
When Americans began looking overseas for new markets in the 1800s, the naturally tended to look toward