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A bay that was attacked by the U.S. Manila
A type of writing that showed exaggeration towards the opposing side Yellow Journalism
The war that led to the U.S. becoming a world Power Spanish American War
Land annexed by the U.S. Hawaii
What thing raised rates on foreign sugar McKinley Tariff
Land bought from Russia Alaska
Brought Attention to Alaska after 3 decades Gold
The naval ship that exploded in Spain USS Maine
Who did the United States gain temporary control of? Cuba
What brought the United States to take over Hawaii? Sugar Cane
Queen of Hawaii Liliuokalani
What island did the American Troops claim the flag on? Honolulu
The conflict between the Philippines and Americans was known as a(n) Insurrection

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US foreign policy Crossword

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In 1823 this president issued the Monroe doctrine James Monroe
In the 1840s this president used an aggressive foreign policy James Polk
In the gilded age the US emerged as an ________ power by gaining Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines Imperial
From the American revolution to the civil war, America gained ________ territories but remained neutral Western
American industry grew so large that companies needed new sources of raw materials and _______ markets to sell their products Overseas
In 1890 the US census revealed that the _______ was closed American frontier
Americans felt the need to keep up with other european imperial nations who were building __________. Colonies
________ encouraged the USA to build a modern navy Alfred Mahan
Many believed in __________. Social darwinisim
Not all Americans believed in ________. Imperialism
The anti-imperialist league formed in 1899 to fight US annexation of the _______ Philippines
Many argued that the US had no right to force American _________ upon others Culture
The ________ transformed the USA into an economic power Industrial revolution
The USA built the worlds largest ______ Navy
America annexed important new territories in the ____ and asia Carribean
In 1820-1890, Americans moved to Hawaii as missionaries and _______ plantation owners Fruit
In Hawaii Americans _________ the queen in 1823 and Hawaii was annexed by the USA in 1898 Overthrew
The Filipino American war began after the Philippines were _______. Annexed
The Filipino American lasted _______ years Three
In 1825 _____ declared their independence from spain Cubans

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Spanish American War Crossword

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Spain's only major colony in Latin America CUBA
The name of the ship that sunk while on a supplies run. USS MAINE
The name of the commander who led his squadron into the Philippines GEORGEDEWEY
The most successful US crop grown in Cuba SUGARCANE
Devoted his life to freeing his country, but died right before they carried out there plan JOSEMARTI
Was a friend of Jose Marti and carried out his plan, he destroyed outposts, sugar mills, private property, and burned fields. GOMEZ
People started making headlines up, and exaggerating what was happening in Cuba, and became a reason to start the war. YELLOWJOURNALISM
An island we seized during the war, it became a territory GUAM
A battle in the Spanish american war in Cuba, it happened on July 1, 1898. SANJUANHEIGHTS
What ended the Spanish American War. TREATYOFPARIS
The nickname that was given to the first cavalry unit that charged up the San Juan Hill. ROUGHRIDERS
The month that America declared war on Spain APRIL

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Chapter 18 Crossword

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The policy by which strong nations extend their political, military, and economic control over weaker territories. Imperialism
A military historian and an officer in the United States Navy, and he played a key role in transforming America into a naval power Mahan
Sailed a fleet of American warships into present day Tokyo Bay, Japan. Perry
The belief that life consists of competitive struggles in which only the fittest survive SocialDarwinism
Resented the increasing power of the white planters, who owned much of the Hawaiian island. Liliuokalani
A Cuban patriot who launched a war for independence from Spain. Marti
Aggressive nationalism Jingoism
A commodore who steamed his squadron of vessels into Manila Bay Dewey
Officially ended the war and was signed by Spain and the United States in December 1898 Treaty of Paris
Rebellion Insurrection
A form of non-traditional warfare generally involving small bands of fighters to attack behind American lines. Guerrilla Warfare
A president of the United States who also became governor of Philippines. Taft
He was a U.S. Secretary of State who issued the first of a series of notes to foreign diplomats in 1899. Hay
This was used by the United States to show that we wanted to “preserve Chinese territorial and administrative entity.” Open Door Policy
This pact states that the school board pledged to end its segregation policy. Russo Japanese War
Sixteen white battleships were sent by Roosevelt in a “good will cruise” around the world Great White Fleet
Established a civil government in Puerto Rico Foraker Act
This restricted the rights of newly independent Cubans and effectively brought the island within the U.S. sphere Platt Amendment
35.000 workers helped dig this in, often in very difficult conditions. Panama Canal
updated the Monroe Doctrine for an age of economic imperialism Roosevelt Corollary

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America Claims An Empire Crossword

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This person announced that if they were to be restored to power, they would behead those who had conspired to overthrow them. Queen Liliuokalani
An example would be United States joining Europe to establish colonies overseas. Imperialism
He wanted to compete with powerful nations which resulted in the United States building nine steel-hulled cruisers. Alfred Mahan
He arranged for the United States to buy Alaska from the Russians. William Seward
Where did they build the naval base which the United States pressured Hawaii for? Pearl Harbor
Who became head of the government after they overthrew the queen? Sanford Dole
Which Cuban poet launched a revolution in 1895? José Martí
__________________ was sent by Spain to Cuba to restore order. Valeriano Weyler
Sensational style of writing that exaggerates the news to lure and enrage readers. yellow journalism
President McKinley ordered the ______________ to Cuba to bring home American citizens in danger. USS Maine
Who gave command to open fire on the Spanish at the Philippine capital? George Dewey
Volunteer cavalry under the command of Leonard Wood and Theodore Roosevelt. Rough Riders
What was a decisive battle of the Spanish–American War? San Juan Hill
_______________ ended the Revolutionary War between Great Britain and the United States. Treaty of Paris
Which law establishes civilian government in Puerto Rico? Foraker Act
____________ stipulated seven conditions for the withdrawal of United States troops remaining in Cuba Platt Amendment
President Wilson ordered __________ to capture Villa dead or alive. John J. Pershing
Who opposed Carranza’s provisional government? Emiliano Zapata
Who was a leader of the leaders who opposed Carranza's provisional government? Pancho Villa
Which policy guaranteed loans made to foreign countries? dollar diplomacy
The ____________ was an addition to the Monroe Doctrine. Roosevelt Corollary
What connects the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean? Panama Canal
What was the secret Chinese organization fighting against the spread of western influences called? Boxer Rebellion

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Crossword Puzzle American Becomes a World Power

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the expansion of a country by colonizing Imperialism
The policy of remaining force on ones country's Isolationism
the act of annexing something Annexation
a form of governments Monarchy
the systematic publicizing of given doctrine propaganda
an article in a newspaper which expresses the opinion of a editor editorial
a title caption word of a story printed in a large type headline
journalism that exploits the news to create sensation and attract readers yellow journalism
a nonfiction literary piece that forms parts of a publication article
a infectious disease characterized by cycles of chills malaria
a viral infection spread by species of mosquitos yellow fever
a member of the cavalry unit Rough Riders
treaty between US and Spain or Great Britain Treaty of Paris
first queen of Hawaii and last and she was the Queen Liliuokalani
U.S president who began imperialism Grover Cleveland
U.S President who didn't want to annex Hawaii William McKinley
U.S. jurist in Hawaiian islands Sanford Dole
Navy Admiral Alfred T. Mahan
U.S. president started and was a part of the Rough Riders Theodore Roosevelt
title of newspaper, which is a tagline Mast Head
Whose article is by Byline
Comics that are based on something political to reflect the opinion of the cartoonist Political cartoon
a cigar shaped to be fired from a ship Torpedo
explosive place that goes underwater or underground Mine
Admiral of the navy who defeated Admiral dewy
a principle of U.S. policy made by James Monroe Monroe Doctrine
The saying of "speak softly and carry a big stick' Roosevelt Corollary
usually placed in a concealed location Fortification

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Manifest Destiny Crossword

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belief in the United States that its settlers were destined to expand across North America Manifest Destiny
gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California California Gold Rush
used the term "manifest destiny" in 1845 to promote the annexation of Texas and the Oregon Country to the United States John L Sullivan
William Becknell and five other men began their journey Westward from Franklin, Missouri to New Mexico santa fe trail
traveled on the Santa fe Trail from Missouri to New Mexico William Becknell
key to the nation’s health according to Thomas Jefferson Westward Expansion
purchased the territory of Louisiana from the French government Thomas Jefferson
Mexico lost nearly half of its territory, the present American Southwest from Texas to California; U.S. became a continental power. Mexican American War
negotiated Webster-Ashburton Treaty Daniel Webster
route over which settlers traveled to Oregon oregon trail
discovered in California in 1848 gold
Maine vs.Canada Aroostook War
president during Manifest Destinty James k polk
when people from two countries occupy and settle a territory joint occupation
to take control of annex
After the Texan victory at the Battle of San Jacinto, Santa Anna is captured and recognizes Texas as independent Lone Star Republic
as a result of the treaty, the U.S. annexed present-day New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, and California Mexican Cession
to give land over to another country Cession

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An Emerging World Power Ch. 18 Crossword

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Policy by which strong nations extend their political, military, and economic control over weaker territories? Imperialism
Anything bought or sold; any article of commerce? Commodity
Military historian and U.S. Navy officer; transformed America into a naval power? Alfred T Mahan
New steam-powered battleship? USS Maine
In 1867 what did the U.S. take possession of? Midway Islands
In 1967 what state the U.S. purchase? Alaska
What natural resource was often found in Alaska at this time? oil
Who did the U.S. go to war with in 1898 Spain
Cuban patriot who launched a war for independence from Spain? Jose Marti
What were Joseph Pulitzer and William Hearst's publications called? Yellow Press
Popular comic-strip character for the Yellow Press? Yellow Kid
Volunteers to capture San Juan hill? Rough Riders
What nickname did the Righteous and Harmoniou Fist win? Boxers
No longer in use or practice; out of date? Obsolete
Leader of the Filipino nationalists who defeated the Spanish army? Aguinaldo
Signed by Spain and the United States in December 1898? Treaty of Paris
Rebellion against U.S. rule? Insurrection
Form of non-traditional warfare generally involving small bands of fighters to attack behind the American lines? Guerilla Warfare
This helped established a civil government in Puerto Rico? Foraker Act
Led Rough Riders to capture San Juan hill? Teddy Roosevelt

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Civil War Crossword

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an inhabitant of New England or one of the northern states yankee
16th president abelincoln
the action of annexing something, especially territory annexation
murder (an important person) in a surprise attack for political or religious reasons assassinate
an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving. blockade
a Northerner who moved to the South after the American Civil War carpetbagger
survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy civilwar
was a confederation of secessionist American states existing from 1861 to 1865 confederate
a soft white fibrous substance that surrounds the seeds of a tropical and subtropical plant and is used as textile fiber and thread for sewing cotton
a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court held that African Americans, whether enslaved or free, could not be American citizens dredscottcase
the fact or process of being set free from legal, social, or political restrictions; liberation emancipation
a sea fort in Charleston, South Carolina, notable for two battles of the American Civil War fortsumter
a former slave who has been released from slavery freedman
a state of the US in which slavery was illegal freestate
passed by the United States Congress on September 18, 1850, as part of the Compromise of 1850 between Southern slave-holding interests and Northern Free-Soilers. fugitiveslaveact
a historic town in Jefferson County, West Virginia, harpersferry
the production of goods or services within an economy industry
was an American politician who was at U.S. Representative and Senator from Mississippi jeffersondavis
an American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States johnbrown
an effort by Congress to defuse the sectional and political rivalries triggered by the request of Missouri late in 1819 for admission as a state in which slavery would be permitted missouricompromise
a person who supervises others, especially workers overseer
where the slaves worked, big farm plantation
a public or official announcement, especially one dealing with a matter of great importance proclomation
a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or ruler rebel
a person who behaves badly but in an amusingly mischievous rather than harmful way; a rascal scalawag
withdraw formally from membership in a federal union, an alliance, or a political or religious organization secede
the act of buying and selling slaves to work on farms for white people at this time slavery
a network of secret routes and safe houses used by 19th-century enslaved people of African descent in the United States in efforts to escape to free states and Canada undergroundrailroad
northern states union
a person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution, especially capital punishment or (formerly) slavery abolitionist

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Mexican-American War Crossword

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Mexican- ________________ War American
In 1846 the war ________. began
In 1848 the war ________. ended
Where did the war take place? Texas
Who attacked frist? Mexico
New Mexico bordered the ____________ of Texas. territory
Mexico calls this war "The U.S __________." Invasion
Texas was ________ to the United States. annexed
Mexico claims that the annexation of Texas was a ___________ of the 1828 border treaty. violation
Who was the U.S president during the war? President Polk
President Polk said that he had no choice but to ___________ his country. defend
In the beginning of the war, it was a moment of ___________. conflict
At the end it was a moment of _________. cooperation
What was the U.S and Mexico fighting over? land
The war ended on __________, 1848. February 2
How long did the war last? Two Years
The Treaty of __________ Hidalgo was signed to end the war. Guadalupe
Over 70,000 people ______ in the war. died

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U.S. History Word Search

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Havana Harbor
U.S.S Maine
Cuba
Philippines
Guam
Treat of Paris
ammunition
Yellow Fever
Joseph Pulitzer
national parks
The Jungle
William Seward
Expansion
Teddy Roosevelt
Panama Canal
Civil War
independence
war
McKinley
Leon Czolgosz
yellow press

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