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Unit 4: Nationalism, Industrialism, and Imperialism

Lesson F: Imperialism and the New World of the Americas

Key Terms

Key Term Definition
canal man-made waterway usually built to connect to natural bodies of water
Caste System system of strict social class division
corollary an extension to an existing document or policy; one example is the Roosevelt Corollary which extended the Monroe Doctrine
cultural geography the study of the impact of how human cultures and geography affect each other
descendant person born after and related to a certain person
doctrine a codification of beliefs or policy; one example is the Monroe Doctrine which asserted the right of the United States to intervene in the affairs of the countries of the Caribbean and Central America
military intervention deliberate act of a country or a group of countries to introduce its military forces into the course of an existing controversy
trading partner a country that another country does business with regularly


Directions: Practice using these terms.


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