Imperialism Emma Wright


Imperialism is where a country extends it's power through military force.

The US killing Native Americans for land was an act of Imperialism.


Racism is aggression or descrimination against somone from the belief that your race is superior to their's.

Racism is stupid because everyone is a person underneath their skin.


Annexation is to takeover or invade something, typically land.

There was a squabble in history over the annexation of Texas.

Sphere of Influence

Sphere of Influence is where a country affects things in another country without actually having the power to do so.

The Sphere of Influence is unfair and probably unlawful.

Open Door Policy

Policy for the protection of equal rights among countries trading with China.

The Open Door Policy was issued in 1899 and 1900.

Monroe Doctrine

Doctrines that notifies Europeans that they will no longer allow any more colonization or "puppet monarchs".

The Monroe Doctrine was issued in December of 1823.

Roosevelt Corollary

The addition to the Monroe Doctrine that justified American intervention in the Western Hemisphere.

Theodore Roosevelt added the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine.


Assimilation is where a culture is forced upon a group of people who do not practice that culture.

Assimilation is what the Native Americans had to go through way back around the time of the Wounded Knee Massacre.



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