imperialism vocab

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Question policy of powerful countries t
Isolationism policy of staying out of the world affairs
expansionism policy of extending a nations borders
annex to add on or take over
sphere of influence area where nation has special trading privileges
open door policy us policy in 1899 that opened up all the spheres of influence in china to all nations to trade;the Chinese were angry b/c thy had no say.
yellow journalism biased and untrue news reporting that relies on exaggerating news stories and headlines;used in the Spanish american war.
teddy roosevelt before coming a trust busting president .T R was the leader of a cavalry unit called the rough riders. he was also secretary of the navy .
willam seward secretary of state who bought Alaska from Russia
rough riders nickname for a military unit led by TR in the spanish-american war
monroe doctrine president Monroes foreign policy statement that waarned European nations to stay out of latin america
roosevelt corollary TR's addition to the monroe doctrine that said Europe couldn't interfere with latin america,but the us could[to perserve "law and order"]
uss maine us battle ship sent to cuba to pick up any remaining americans before the spanish american war broke out; it sunk while in Havana harbor and the us blamed the spanish ; its sinking led to us involvement in the sp-am war.

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