AP US History

AP US History
Chapter 22 Reading Guide: Seizing an American Empire
1. What rationales were advanced to justify the “New Manifest Destiny” of the United
States in the closing decades of the 19th century? What were the opposing
Free security
William H. Seward
“Seward’s Folly”
Hawaiian Islands
tripartite protectorate
Paga Pago
Queen Liliuokalani
McKinley Tariff
Frederick Jackson Turner
Albert T. Beveridge
Henry Cabot Lodge
Theodore Roosevelt
Capt. Alred T. Mahan
John Fiske
Josiah Strong
2. Analyze US involvement in Cuba prior to the Spanish-American War. What does
this relationship reveal about the true motivation for an American “Empire”?
Jose Marti
Valeriano Weyler
William Randolph
Joseph Pulitzer
Frederick Remington
Dupuy De Lome
Teller Amendment
3. Describe the impact of the events of the Spanish-American War on US attitudes
toward imperialistic adventurism in search of our New Manifest Destiny?
“Splendid Little War”
John Hay
Commodore George
Manila Bay
“Rough Riders”
San Juan Hill
Admiral Cervera
Puerto Rico
Wake Island
“White Man’s Burden”
Emilio Aguinaldo
Filipino Insurrection
Anti-Imperialist League
William James
William Howard Taft
Tydings-Duffie Act (1934)
Foraker Act (1900)
Insular Cases
General Leonard Wood
Dr. Walter Reed
Platt Amendment
4. Compare President Theodore Roosevelt’s foreign policy with those of his Gilded
Age predecessors. Justify the label, “‘TR’ the architect of American Empire.”
Sino-Japanese War
Open Door Policy
“Open Door Note”
Boxer Rebellion
Big Stick Diplomacy
“Mr. Imperialism”
Bidlack Treaty(1848)
Clayton-Bulwer Treaty (1850)
Hay-Pauncefote Treaty (1901)
Ferdinand de Lesseps
Hay-Herran Treaty (1903)
Philippe Bunau-Varilla
Yellow Peril
Gentlemen’s Agreement
Russo-Japanese War(1904-05)
Treaty of Portsmouth (1904-05)
Great White Fleet
Roosevelt Corollary
Algeciras Conference
Taft-Katsura Agreement