Am imperialism is the actions used by one nation to exercise political or economic control over a smaller or weaker nation.
What is a protectorate. Pg. 490
A protectorate is a country that is technically independent but is actually under the control of another country.
Define Anglo-Saxonism. Pg. 492
Anglo Saxonism is the belief of Manifest Destiny where the United States was destined to expand overseas and spread its civilization to other people.
Who was Matthew C. Perry? Pg. 493
Matthew C. Perry was a Commodore of the United States Navy and commanded a number of ships. Perry played a leading role in the opening of Japan to the West with the Convention of Kanagawa in 1854.
What is Pan-Americanism? Pg. 495
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entered Japanese waters with a modern battle fleet, to request that the Japanese open up avenues of trade with the United States. Initially these were refused and the ships left. Commodore Perry then returned and threatened the Japanese Government with a show of force unless they accepted trade agreements with America. The Japanese, still almost medieval in policy and weapons, had no choice to give in.
How did trade with the United States change Japanese society? Pg. 493
The United States change Japanese society since Japanese have adopted western technology and launched their own industrial revolution. In addition, it led to creating a powerful navy and begun building their own empire in Asia.
How did Secretary of State Blaine attempt to increase American Influence in Latin America? Pg. 495
Secretary of State Blaine attempt to increase American Influence in Latin America by having a conference to create a customs union between Latin America and the United States to reduce their tariffs and turn the Latin Americans away from European products and toward American products. Additionally, Blaine create a system for American nations to work out their disputes peacefully.
Level Three Question:
In your opinion, why did the United States supported the planters in their attempt to overthrow Queen Liliuokalani of