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to use dollars not bullets to achieve your goal (Taft's policy)

Dollar Diplomacy

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Secretary of State who signed the Open Door Notes

John Hay

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Slavs in the Balkan Region was to be free and independent

Slavic Nationalism

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The year the US entered WWI

1917

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Admiral who claimed we needed a strong navy to achieve imperialism

Alfred Mahan

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tanks, machine guns, airplanes, poisonous gas

Weapons of WWI

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note by Spanish Ambassador calling McKinely "weak"

DeLome Letter

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Spanish prison camps where Cubans died of disease and malnutrition

re-concentration camps

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One of the Big 4. He is from France

George Clemenceau

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Wife of President Woodrow Wilson; ran the government when her husband had a stroke.

Edith Wilson

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to remove the missionaries but keep the products flowing into China

Second Open Door Notes

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Treaty that ended WWI on the Western Front

Treaty of Versailles

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Wilson's plan for peace following WWI

Fourteen Points

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nickname for the Spanish American War

Splendid Little War

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the draft

Selective Service Act

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Spanish controlled and center of the Spanish American War

Cuba

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Study the big ones like, Britain, Germany, France, Austria-Hungary, Russia, Serbia

WWI Map

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harsh because of trench foot, trench mouth, disease, shell shock

Trench Warfare Video

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ship sunk killing 260 seamen. Yellow journalists blame the Spanish.

USS Maine

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goal to connect the ocean, many die of disease, TR backs a Panama revolt against Columbia, example of the Big Stick Policy

Panama Canal

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tariff that removed duty free sugar subjecting Hawaii to the same tariff as Cuban sugar therefore losing its price point advantage

McKinley Tariff of 1890

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Admiral who defeated the Spanish Fleet at the beginning of the Spanish American War

George Dewey

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One of the Big 4. He is from Italy

Vittorio Orlando

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German's promise to warn ships and allow them to surface before sinking them. This was intended to keep Wilson in office

Sussex Pledge

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occurred because Serbia did not fulfill any of their demands

Austria-Hungary's declaration of war

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Alaska was purchased from Russia for 7.2 million dollars

Russia

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organization that supports Serbian independence; Gavrilo Princip is a member of this

Black Hand

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German submarine

U-Boats

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Treaty that ended WWI on the Eastern front

Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

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exaggerated stories designed to evoke an emotional response

Yellow Journalism

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Austria-Hungary, Germany and Italy

Triple Alliance

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France, Britain, Russia

Triple Entente

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Roosevelt's troops made up of cowboys and former soldiers

Rough Riders

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Yellow Journalism headline to push for support of the war

Remember the Maine

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coined the phrase, White Man's Burden promoting American cultural superiority

Rudyard Kipling

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One of the Big 4. He is from Great Britain

David Lloyd George

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Total years of WWI

1914-1918

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annexed to gain duty free sugar and secure our Naval Base there

Hawaii

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policy of expanding colonies and building empires

Imperialism

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Pineapple King who led the corporate overthrow of Queen Liliuokalani

Dole

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TR's policy to speak softly but carry a big stick. Negotiate first and then use the military to get what you want

Big Stick Policy

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One of the Big 4. He is the American President

Woodrow Wilson

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Leader of Russia who promised their people Land, Bread and Peace

Lenin

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Peace keeping organization designed to create long lasting world wide peace. # 14 of Wilson's 14 point plan. Never ratified by the Senate so US was never a part of it.

League of Nations

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an extension of the Monroe Doctrine preventing European colonization in Latin America and the Caribbean

Roosevelt Corollary

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Chinese militant group that worked to get rid of foreign influence

Boxer Rebellion

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US General in charge of WWI

John J. Pershing

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fought in segregated units and could not join the Marine Corp.

African Americans in WWI

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son of the king of Austria-Hungary who was murdered in Bosnia

Archduke Franz Ferdinand

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Archduke Franz Ferdinand's assassin. He is a member of the Black Hand

Gavrilo Princip

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When one country controls the economic development of another

Sphere of Influence

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First the governor of the Philippines and later President

Taft

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British liner sunk by a German U-boat where 128 Americans died

Lusitania

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Note written by German foreign minister to Mexico promising Mexico Texas, New Mexico and Arizona if they join the war against America

Zimmerman Note

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bought for 20 million as part of the Treat of Paris ending the Spanish American War

Philippines

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Women's Army Corp. Women joined the army as nurses and support staff

WACS

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Germany's plan to avoid a two front war by taking out France quickly and then turning all their attention to Russia. Failed because of the Belgium resistance. (6 days to 18 days)

Schlieffen Plan

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treaty to end the Spanish American War

Treaty of Paris

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President who warned us against entangling alliances. Used as part of the Isolationist argument.

Washington

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policy signed by Secretary of State John Hay to open trade in China

Open Door Notes

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nickname for the American soldier in WWI

Doughboys

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issued by America to remain neutral when the war broke out

Neutrality Proclamation

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President McKinley's assassin

Leon Czolgosz

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2 American holdings gained following the Spanish American War

Guam and Puerto Rico

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President who supported imperialism and was shot 6 months into his second term

McKinley

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Region that many European nations wanted to control as part of Imperialism

The Balkans