Imperialism Flashcards Preview

AP US History > Imperialism > Flashcards

Flashcards in Imperialism Deck (38):
1

Depression of 1893

Encouraged businessmen to look for opportunities overseas

2

Senator Albert j beveridege

We are producing more than we can use so we must find a new market

3

Social Darwinism

Races constantly struggle for existence and only the fittest can survive

4

John fiske

Wrote in harpers magazine that English speaking people would eventually control every land

5

Josiah strong

Wrote our country: it's possible future and present crisis
Anglo Saxon race in America was commissioned to speed it's institutions over earth

6

John w. burgess

Wrote political science and comparative law
Our duty to uplift less fortunate and force our institutions upon them

7

Alfred Thayer mahan

Captain and later admiral in the us navy
Wrote the influence of sea power upon history

8

James g Blaine

Secretary of State led efforts to expand amer influence in Latin America

9

Pan American union

Weak international organization located in Washington that served as clearing house for distributing info to the member nations but rejected blaines proposal for for inter American customs union and arbitration procedures for hemispheric disputes

10

Richard olney

Sec of state , charged Brit with violating Monroe doctrine when they ignored demands that Venezuela dispute be submitted for arbitration

11

King kamehameha

Established dominance in HI, welcomed traders and helped develops trade with china

12

G P Judd

Prime minister in HI under kamehameha who agreed to establish constitutional monarchy

13

Queen Liliuokalani

Powerful nationalist elevated to the throne for 2 years

14

General valeriano weyler

Cuban, Led spanish confined civilians and made concentration camps where many died of disease and malnutrition

15

Dupuy de lome

Spanish minister. Cuban agent stole his letter and gave it to America who published it

16

George Dewey

Attacked Spanish naval forces in Philippines

17

Pascual cervera

Led Spanish fleet in Cuba

18

Lares rebellion

Resistance to spanish rule in PR in 1868

19

Luis Muñoz revera

Led political pressure and got Spain to give island degree of independence.

20

Foraker act

Ended military rule in PR and established a colonial gov

21

Jones act

PR to be us territory and made all PRs American citizens

22

Treaty of Paris 1898

Armistice Cuba, PR, Guam, and US gave $20 million for spain to cede Philippines

23

Anti imperialist league

Against ratifying the treaty of Paris

24

William Jennings Bryan

Anti imperialist but supported treaty of Paris

25

Emilio aguinaldo

Led Filipino government

26

One door notes

By John hay
1. Each nation was to respect the rights and privileges of other nations in its sphere.
2. Chinese officials were to continue to collect tariff duties in all spidered
3. Nations were not to discriminate against other nations in levying port dues and rr rates

27

Boxer rebellion

Revolt against foreigners in china
Us intervened to secure voice in settling of the issue nd prevent partition of china by euorpean powers

28

Elihu root

McKinley appts him as sec of war to supervise overhaul of armed forces

29

Army staff college

A system of officer training schools

30

General staff

Acts as military advisors to the sec of war

31

Russo Japanese war

Japan attacks Russia in Manchuria
Roos holds peace conference to resolve it.

32

Roosevelt corollary

Claimed us had the right to oppose European intervention in st hemisphere and to intervene in the domestic affairs of its neighbors if they couldnt maintain order and natal sovereignty

33

Philippe bunauVarilla

Ally of Roos, helped spark rebellion inn panama

34

Porfirio días

Corrupt initial dictator of Mexico
Overthrown by Francisco madero

35

Victoriano Huerta

Asked to dispose of madero, but his new government was not recognized by Wilson
Established full military dictatorship

36

Venustiano carranza

Constitutionalist that the us wanted to bring to power in Mexico

37

Pancho villa

Carranza s lieutenant that led rebel army

38

John j Pershing

Ordered by wilson to lead American forces in pursuit of villa. Never found him and Wilson had to acknowledge carranza regime