In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines Setting & Symbolism

Stanley Karnow
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Yellow Journalism

Yellow journalism is the term for the tabloid journalism rocking the American media about the turn of the last century. Generally considered sensationalism or exploitive news.

Manila

Manila is the capital city of the Philippines.

Plutocracy

A plutocracy is a government that is run by the wealthy class.

Bolo

A bolo is a long machete used in the Philippines.

Manifest Destiny

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

Robber Baron

Robber Baron 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

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

Isolationist

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

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