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Vocabulary

Imperialism: policy or practice of extending the domination of one country over another

There are three causes of imperialism, economics, militarism, and nationalism.

Puppet regime: government controlled by an outside power

New manifest destiny: belief in the destiny of the US to stretch beyond the oceans

U.S did not want their manifest destiny did not want to get ruined.

Yellow journalism: newspaper reporting that emphasizes the sensational

In the Spanish American War yellow journalism was used when U.S. ship was sunk.

Social Darwinism: theory that social progress is based on the human struggle for survival

Social Darwinism is the belief in racial, national, class, and cultural superiority of e

Militarism: policy of maintaining strong armed forces and being ready to use them

Triple entente: France, Great Britain, and Russia

The triple entente worked together and tried to win the war.

U-boat: submarine

A German U-boat sunk a U.S ship, but really wasn’t true.

U.S.S Maine: Ship sunk by explosion but accused by being bombed by the Spanish

U.S.S Maine was sink by a U-Boat.

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Topic to Today #2 Why Intervene?

Topic to Today #2 Why Intervene? | Spanish American War 1898 | Scoop.it
The options for military action remain limited by what administration officials have described as a simple calculus: it would make the conflict worse.
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Website for Spanish American War #1 The World of 1898: The Spanish-American War

Introduction - The World of 1898: The Spanish-American War (Hispanic Division, Library of Congress)...
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Spanish-American War Website #3

Spanish-American War Website #3 | Spanish American War 1898 | Scoop.it
The Spanish-American War was a militarily easy conquest by the United States to eliminate the last vestiges of the Spanish colonial empire.
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Website on Spanish American War #2

Website on Spanish American War #2 | Spanish American War 1898 | Scoop.it
Newly updated, very intensive site on the Spanish American War.
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