I analyze the causes and effects of the Spanish American War.
Critical Vocabulary: Alfred Thayer Mahan, Queen Liliuokalani, General Valeriano Weyler, William Randolph Hearst, Joseph Pulitzer, Yellow journalism, Dupuy de Lôme, USS Maine, Teller Amendment, Commodore George Dewey, Emilio Aguinaldo, Rough Riders,Treaty of Paris, Platt Amendment, Insular Cases,Roosevelt Corollary, Commodore Matthew Perry, Spheres of influence, John Hay, Open Door Policy, Boxer Rebellion, Treaty of Portsmouth, Gentlemen’s Agreement, Great White Fleet, Root-Takahira Agreement, Clayton-Bulwer Treaty, Hay-Pauncefote Treaty, Dollar Diplomacy, Moral Diplomacy, Jones Act, Francisco “Pancho” Villa, ABC Powers, Venustiano Carranza, General John J. Pershing
Homework: American Imperialism
Tentative Test Date: February 23
History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small.
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