US Foreign Policy to WWII Vocab

corollary – a proposition inferred immediately from a proved proposition with little or no additional proof; something that naturally follows.

domestic – of, relating to, or originating within a country and especially one’s own country.

foreign – situated outside a place or country; especially : situated outside one’s own country.

hemispherea half of the earth, usually as divided into northern and southern halves by the equator, or into western and eastern halves by an imaginary line passing through the poles.

imperialism – a policy of extending a country’s power and influence through diplomacy or military force.

intervene – to interfere usually by force or threat of force in another nation’s internal affairs especially to compel or prevent an action.

isolationism – a policy of going it alone as a nation by staying out of alliances and other international political and economic relations.

jingoism – extreme patriotism, especially in the form of aggressive or warlike foreign policy.

neutrality – the quality or state of refusing to take sides internationally; especially : refusal to take part in a war between other powers.

policy – a definite course or method of action selected from among alternatives and in light of given conditions to guide and determine present and future decisions; a high-level overall plan covering the general goals and acceptable procedures, especially of a governmental body.

protectoratea state that is controlled and defended by another state.

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