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HIST 2301 Exam 2

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Section

Question Answer
imperialismnational power of one country over another through economic, political, or military power
isolationismthe U.S. policy to remain outside disputes or affairs of other nations; this policy eventually lost its power
McKinley tariff actincreased the tariffs (taxes) on manufactured goods
yellow journalisma type of journalism that publicized sensational news to boost sales and circulation
USS Maine explosionthe USS Maine exploded in Havana Harbor due to the spontaneous combustion in a coal bunker; the public insisted that the cause was of Spanish causation
Teller amendmentsaid that the US did not desire to control or annex Cuba; McKinley wished to show support to Cuba
Battle of San Juan HillTheodore Roosevelt and his Rough Riders defeated Spanish defenders
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