Chapter 27 Notes : Imperialism : extending authority of nation over foreign countries. Jingoism : spirit, police of practice of jingoes. Invoke : call for desire; pray for. Protectorate : relation of strong state towards weak state; protected territory. Mandate : command to act in certain way on public issue. Alfred Thayer Mahan : • Wrote The Influence of Sea Power Upon History. • Captain. He motivated the U.S. to look to expanding overseas. Valeriano Weyler : • Came to Cuba to crush revolt. • Put many civilians into concentration camps. He had killed many Civilians as well. Theodore Roosevelt : • Led the “Rough Riders”. • rushed to Cuba and battled. He was very sure about what he wanted, and he was the first modern president. Emilio Aguinaldo : • Led American troops to capture Manila. • Led the insurrection on Fe. 4th, 1899. He was a very strong leader, but he ended up being captured. John Hay : - Secretary of State. • Urged European nations to keep fair competition open to all nations. He made sure that China wasn’t carved up by European powers. Teller Amendment : • Proclaimed when U.S. overthrew Spanish misrule, to give Cubans freedom. • Adopted by Congress. Cubans got their freedom because of this amendment. Treaty of Paris : • Almost not passed, but William Bryan convinced them to. • Passed by only on vote. This made the U.S. get rid of the Philippines sooner.
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