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S: By Christina Samol and Amanda Specht

FC: Imperialism | Imperialism is generally defined as any government policy or action that is aimed at exerting power over another territory or nation of people

1: AND>...... a random brown page. Flip over.

2: -The Spanish war was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the U.S.A | -The panama canal is a ship canal in panama that joins the Atlantic ocean and the pacific and is a key conduit for international maritime trade. | Key concepts:

3: -The open door policy is a concept in foreign affairs.

4: The significance between the Spanish American war is the victory of Spain made the US a world power" for the first time. | The significance between the panama war is the Spanish explorer Balboa weighed the benefit of a canal going through the narrowest section of Central America as early as 1515.

5: The open door policy Statement of U.S. foreign policy toward China. The policy was discontinued with the communist takeover of China in 1949. | The boxer rebellion it was one of the several anti-imperialist movements at the end of the 19 century it testified the vulnerability of Europeans imperial power. The boxer rebellion brought china to a higher position, not quite as weak in Europe's eyes as the country used to be.

6: The yellow Press, particularly in the large number of newspapers owned and run by William Randolph Hearst, swayed public opinion and caused such political pressure that President McKinley was almost forced to go to war with Spain. | France makes a failed attempt to build a Canal to link the Atlantic and Pacific

7: Open door policy is allowed allowed all the nations a chance to trade with China, especially us | The empress dowager, Cixi, ordered imperial forces to block its advance; the conflict escalated, hundereds of people were led, and the matter was not resolved until August, when Beijin was captured and sacked. Hostilities were ended with a indemnity to all countries. Britian and the U.S. later returned much of their reparations, the U.S. using its portion to further Chinese higher education.

8: CHRISTINA: In my belief, I don't support imperialism because I think it's wrong to just go and have war on a country that has never made a threat to you, just to gain some land or raw materials. You should make a treaty or at least ask first and if they say no oh well.

9: AMANDA: In my opinion i don't support imperialism because i think it's dumb.

10: Sources Include: | http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090130075818AA1kS9n

11: http://www.history.com/ | Our Brains

12: BY: Christina Samol | AND: Amanda Specht

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  • Title: Imperialism
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