US History

  1. 3. A new territory gained by the U.S. after the Treaty of Paris, _________ became a key coaling station in the Pacific Ocean for ships traveling to/from the Philippines.
  2. 8. sold to U.S. for the price of $20 million. Islands administered by Insular Government after the SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR.
  3. 11. An American newspaper publisher who built the nation's largest newspaper chain and whose methods profoundly influenced American journalism. Proponent of "yellow journalism.
  4. 12. was a lawyer and jurist in the Hawaiian Islands as a kingdom, protectorate, republic and territory. Serving as an enemy of the Hawaiian royalty and friend of the elite immigrant community. 1894 wealthy, plantation owner and politician who was named President of New Republic of Hawaii. He asked US to annex Hawaii.
  5. 14. American war ship that was blown up in the harbor of Havana. More than 260 men died. This was the third cause of the Spanish-American war
  6. 16. Journalism that exploits, distorts, or exaggerates the news to create sensations and attract readers
  7. 17. Island to the south of the U.S., and of great economic interest (sugar/tobacco) to the U.S. economy. Sight of the _______ Rebellion and many battles during the Spanish-American War.
  8. 19. 25th president of the U.S., _____________ led the nation to victory in the Spanish-American War. Pushed for expansion and the gold standard. Was assassinated on September 14th, 1901.
  9. 20. part of the invading army of Cuba.
  10. 21. a belief that free-market competition would lead to the survival of the fittest
  11. 23. The policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political, or military control over weaker territories
  12. 25. Country whose affairs are partially controlled by a stronger power.
  13. 26. U.S. Secretary of State_________ issued, in 1899, a series of policy statements called the Open Door notes. The notes were letters addressed to the leaders of imperialist nations proposing that the nations share their trading rights with the United States, thus creating an open door.
  1. 1. forced Japan to trade with the United States.
  2. 2. Policy of territorial or economic expansion.
  3. 4. U.S. belief that they had the right to expand territory over N. America
  4. 5. A volunteer cavalry under the command of Leonard Wood and Theodore Roosevelt during the Spanish American War.
  5. 6. Letter written by Dupuy De Lome that criticized President McKinley calling him" weak" and a "bitter for the admiration of the crowd" Another reason for the Spanish-American war.
  6. 7. Queen of Hawaii. Pushed for a "Hawaii for Hawaiians" agenda. Overthrown in 1893 by wealthy white settlers/landowners.
  7. 9. 26th president of the U.S. _______________ was famous for his "Big Stick Diplomacy" when it came to foreign affairs. ____________ became the youngest man to assume the U.S. presidency after President William McKinley was assassinated in 1901. He won a second term in 1904. Known for his anti-monopoly policies and ecological conservationism.
  8. 10. Ended military rule in Puerto Rico and set up a civil government
  9. 13. Annexed in 1898. Republic of ______ established in 1887 with the Constitution of the Kingdom of __________. After overthrow of the Republic in 1893, American lawmaker Sanford B. Dole became President of the Republic of _________.
  10. 15. A Hungarian-American Jewish newspaper publisher of the St. Louis Post Dispatch and the New York World. ________ introduced the techniques of "new journalism" to the newspapers he acquired in the 1880s. Competition with Hearst linked __________ to the types of journalistic tactics known as "yellow journalism.
  11. 18. Admiral of the Navy, the only person in U.S. history to have attained the rank. Admiral ________ is best known for his victory at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War. Sunk/captured the entire Spanish Pacific fleet in less than six hours.
  12. 22. Outspoken advocate of American military expansion. Wrote The Influence of Sea Power Upon History (1890). __________ _________ ________ called for the United States to develop a modern NAVAL fleet capable of protecting American business and shipping interests around the world.
  13. 24. Rico Invaded by the U.S. during the Spanish-American War. One of the insular territories gained by the U.S. as a result of the Treaty of Paris. Inhabitants of ___________ ________ are considered U.S. citizens, thanks to the Jones Act of 1917.