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Acquisition of Alaska

Bought by William steward

Rich in natural resources

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European imperialism

European powers seized 10 million square miles of territory

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Darwinian struggle

Belief that the worlds nation will struggle for survival

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Dependency on foreign trade

Quarter of the nations farm products were bought overseas

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White mans burden

U.s had mission 2 uplift ppl around the world

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Dupuy de love

Negotiations between Spain and U.s broke down after insulting letters

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Admiral Dewey

Assistant secretary of the navy

Told to attack Spanish Fleet

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Yellow journalist

Newspapers that created highly exaggerated stories

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Manila bay

Dewey sunk Spanish fleets in 7 hrs

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San Juan hill

Taken by TR rough riders

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Spanish Caribbean fleet

Americans destroyed Spanish carribean fleet

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Treaty of Paris

U.s gained Spain's colonies

Cuba was granted independence

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Platt amendment
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U.s consent was required 4 all Cuban treaties and trade agreements

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Interstate commerce act

Attempt to control private business

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Progressive foothold

Cleveland was a liberal democrat in a sea of republicans

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Progressive goal

Tarif reform

Aid to the farmer

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TR

Mcckinelys VP

Crazy cowboy