Vocab world history ch 17

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Imperialism A policy in which a state takes political and economic control of areas beyond its borders
RacistBased on prejudices related to racial different
Sphere of influence An area within which the political and economic interests of one nation are more important than those of other nations
Hegemony Indirect social, political, or economic influence exerted by a dominant state
Partition Divide a region into separate political units
Capital The tools, machines, and buildings used to produce goods and services
Monroe Doctrine A u.s foregin policy focused on keeping European powers from controlling any Latin American nation
Roosevelt Corollary An extension of the Monroe Doctrine declaring that the U.S would police unstable Latin American debtor nations; also known as the big stick policy
Infrastructure Large-scale transportation, communication, and other systems that support econmoic activity

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