Key Terms

  1. Foreign policy, diplomacy
  2. Imperialism

Key People

  1. Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst
  2. Captain Alfred Thayer Mahan
  3. Queen Liliuokalani
  4. President McKinley
  5. George Dewey
  6. Emilio Aguinaldo
  7. Theodore Roosevelt’s Rough Riders


Key Questions


  1. What were the causes of U.S. expansionism in the late nineteenth century?
  2. How did the U.S. end up controlling Cuba, the Philippines, Guam, and Puerto Rico?
  3. How did Hawaii end up as part of the United States? 
  4. What arguments were expressed against U.S. expansionism during this time?


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