Chapter 27 Terms #1

Chapter 27 Terms #1 - Chapter 27 Terms 1. Yellow Press...

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Chapter 27 Terms 1. Yellow Press – lurid stories that described foreign exploits as manly adventures, the kind of dashing derring-do that was the stuff or young boys’ dreams. 2. Joseph Pulitzer – Invented and utilized the yellow press against William Randolph Hearst. Things like the atrocities were made into sensational new “yellow journalism” 3. William Randolph Hearst – He and Joseph Pulitzer were engaged in a titanic duel for circulation and attempted to out do each other with screeching headlines and hair raising scoops. 4. Rev. Josiah Mahan – He wrote Our Country: Its Possible Future and Its Present Crisis. 5. Alfred Thayer Mahan – He wrote the book The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, which argued that control of the sea was the key to world dominance. It was read by the English, Germans, and Japanese, as well as by his fellow Americans. He helped stimulate the naval race among the great powers that gained momentum around the century. 6. Monroe Doctrine – For more than half of a century, the jungle boundary between British Guiana and Venezuela had been in dispute. When gold was found in the contested area, the United States declared that the British were attempting to dominate Venezuela and therefore flouting the Monroe Doctrine. However the Germans angered the English even more and the Venezuela dispute was ignored. As a result, the prestige of the Monroe Doctrine was immensely enhanced 7. Queen Liliuokalani – She blocked the ambition of the white sugar farmers to annex Hawaii. She insisted that native Hawaiians should control the islands. The white minority, however, organized a successful revolt with the help of
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2011 for the course APUSH 101 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '11 term at Troy.

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Chapter 27 Terms #1 - Chapter 27 Terms 1. Yellow Press...

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