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The policy, of a nation, of expanding its territory or its economic influence
foreign policy
a nation's policy of dealing with other nations
having little to do with the political affairs of other nations
The policy of forcefully extending a nation's authority by territorial gain or by the establishment of economic and political dominance over other nations.
the belief that one race is superior to all others.
sphere of influence
an area around a seaport where another country has special trade and other privileges
dollar diplomacy
policy of building strong economic ties to Latin America
to take over
yellow journalism
Journalism which is sensationalistic and of questionable accuracy and taste.
Monroe Doctrine
European nations were warned not to interfere in Latin American nations' affairs
Roosevelt Corollary
the right of the United States to intervene in Latin American nations to preserve law and order
The authority assumed by a superior power over an inferior or a dependent one, whereby the former protects the latter from invasion and shares in the management of its affairs.
A geographic under control of a single governing entity such as or ; an area whose borders are determined by the scope of political power rather than solely by natural features such as rivers and ridges.
Region or governmental unit created by another country and generally ruled by another country.