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Was under Columbia who didn't want it so Roosevelt set up and uprising which led to the independence of Panama. The zone was a ten mile wide strip of land through which the route would run. The canal was to facilitate the movement of vessels between the two oceans

Panama Canal Zone


This held the U.S. Had the right to exercise "an international price power" in the Western Hemisphere -------- because of the canal

Roosevelt corollary


Taft's foreign policy became known as this because he emphasized economic investment and loans for American banks, rather than direct military intervention, as the best way to spread American influence

Dollar diplomacy


Produced more military interventions in Latin America than the foreign policy of any president before or since. Wilson believed the exportation of American goods and investments went hand in hand with the spread odd democratic ideals

Moral imperialism


Outraged American public opinion and strengthened the hand of those who believed that hate U.S. Must prepare for possible entry into the war



A message by German foreign secretory Authur Zimmermann calling on Mexico to join in a coming war against the U.S. And promising to help it recover territory lost in the Mexican American war of 1846-1848

Zimmermann telegram


January 1918; the clearest statement of American war aims of his vision of a new international order. Wilson issued after Lenin withdrew Russia from war and published secret treaties

14 points


24 million men were required to register with the draft, and the army soon swelled from 120,000 to 5 million men

Selective service act


Presides over all elements of war production from the distribution of raw materials to the prices of manufactured goods. Pressed for the establishment of a minimum wage, eight hour work day, and the right to form unions

War industries board


Prohibited not only the spying and interfering with the draft but also "false statements" that might impede military success

Espionage act


Made it a crime to make spoken or printed statements that intended to cast "contempt, scorn, or disrepute" on the "form of government," or that advocated interference with the war effort

Sedition act


Launched a long struggle for the enforcement of the fourteenth and fifteenth amendments



Immigration from Europe had been cut off so jobs were opening for blacks so there was a large movement from south to north. Higher wages in the north, opportunities for education children, escape from lynching, and the prospect of exercising the right to vote

Great migration


When more that 300 blacks were killed and over 10,000 left homeless after a white mob, including police and national guardsmen, burned all-black sections of the city to the ground. The worst race riot in American history

Tulsa riot of 1921


Followers of Marcus Garvey who lead the movement for African independence and black self reliance. Freedom meant national self-determination



Killed between 20 to 40 million persons including nearly 700,000 Americans

Flu epidemic


A short-lived but intense period of political intolerance inspired by the post-war strike wave and the social tensions and fears generated by the Russian Revolution

Red scare of 1919-1920


Established a League of Nations, applied self determination to Eastern Europe and developed new small nations of the empire, and all but guaranteed future conflict in Europe

Vesailles treaty


Wilson's foreign policy rested on the conviction that economic and political progress went hand in hand

Liberal internationalism