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  1. 2. a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force.
  2. 4. a general vote by the electorate on a single political question which has been referred to them for a direct decision.
  3. 9. an armed conflict between Spain and the United States in 1898.
  4. 13. the ability to assess and initiate things independently.
  5. 14. a 1906 novel by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair (1878–1968).
  6. 15. is a political philosophy in support of social reform.
  7. 16. was an American statesman, conservationist, naturalist, historian, and writer, who served as the 26th president of the United States from 1901 to 1909.
  8. 18. an artificial 82 km waterway in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean.
  1. 1. were state and local laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States
  2. 3. were reform-minded journalists in the Progressive Era in the United States who exposed established institutions and leaders as corrupt.
  3. 5. s a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as an interracial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans by a group including W. E. B. Du Bois, Mary White Ovington, Moorfield Storey and Ida B. Wells.
  4. 6. a person favoring a policy of remaining apart from the affairs or interests of other groups, especially the political affairs of other countries.
  5. 7. an addition to the Monroe Doctrine articulated by President Theodore Roosevelt in his State of the Union address in 1904 after the Venezuela Crisis of 1902–1903.
  6. 8. was a peace agreement between Spain and the United States that ended the Spanish-American War.
  7. 10. was an American writer, investigative journalist, biographer and lecturer. She was one of the leading muckrakers of the Progressive Era of the late 19th and early 20th centuries and pioneered investigative journalism.
  8. 11. to call back
  9. 12. was a landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court that upheld the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities as long as the segregated facilities were equal in quality, a doctrine that came to be known as "separate but equal"
  10. 17. was a settlement house in Chicago, Illinois, United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr.