Objects & Places from In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines

Stanley Karnow
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Yellow Journalism

This is the term for the tabloid movement rocking the American media about the turn of the last century. Generally considered sensationalism or exploitative news.

Manila

This is the capital city of the Philippines.

Plutocracy

This is a government that is run by the wealthy class.

Bolo

This is a long machete used in the Philippines.

Manifest Destiny

This is the term for the United States foreign policy where expansion is deemed "necessary."

Robber Baron

This is a term used to describe "greedy" industrialists who wanted all the resources and power they could get, but gave little back to their employees.

Imperialist

This is the viewpoint of people who want to expand [American] power abroad by occupying other countries if necessary. It is also referred to as expansionist.

Isolationist

This is the term for a nation only working with issues inside its borders.

Bundoks

This is...

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