Posted by: Ed Darrell | December 4, 2009

Third six weeks: Essential vocabulary, part 1

The first list of “essential” vocabulary words, terms and phrases, covers the end of the 19th century, the rise of technology and globalization, and the expansion of imperialism and the rise of the United States of America as a world power:

  • imperialism
  • acquisition
  • raw materials
  • colony
  • Social Darwinism
  • Seward’s Folly
  • guerilla warfare
  • Monroe Doctrine
  • inferior
  • Panama Canal
  • Roosevelt’s Corollary
  • Big Stick Diplomacy

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